Jayalalithaa ducks query on support to NDA

Keeping BJP guessing on the possibility of her party’s support to BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at the Centre, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said she would reveal her mind after the results of the Lok Sabha elections were announced.

“I am eagerly waiting for results like any other citizen which will be declared on May 16. At this juncture, I have nothing more to say. I will make my comment after results are announced,” she told reporters after her return to the city from Kodanadu in hilly Nilgiris District.

On the likelihood of her party supporting a Third Front, Ms. Jayalalithaa, whose AIADMK has been projected to win a majority of the 39 seats in the state by various exit polls, said “I cannot make any remark on any other subject.” During the campaign, the AIADMK supremo had >attacked the Narendra Mod's Gujarat model of development, the main plank of Narendra Modi who also slammed AIADMK and DMK of indulging in vendetta politics.

Ms. Jayalalithaa, who is eyeing a larger national role, >went to Kodanadu on April 27, after an extensive campaign for the Lok Sabha polls. The Chief Minister discharged her official duties from the hill station.

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