Tamil Nadu

AAP wants to stop BJP from gaining majority: Ganesan

The decision of the Aam Admi Party to field candidates in more Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu was just a part of their plan to prevent anti-Congress votes going in favour of the BJP, according to L. Ganesan, party’s national executive member.

The Aam Admi Party came into existence to ensure that the votes were divided and that the anti-Congress votes never went to the BJP, Mr. Ganesan told presspersons here on Monday.

The AAP was planning to field candidates for the Lok Sabha constituencies in the State not for the sake of winning but to prevent the BJP from gaining majority, he said.

It was because of the continuous efforts of the BJP to form a front without the DMK and the AIADMK, the MDMK and the India Jananayaka Katchi (IJK) came into the BJP-led alliance.

Talks with DMDK

The talks with the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) leader Vijayakant on January 1 were very promising and even now unofficial negotiations were on as the party would spell out its decision on February 3.

Similarly, talks were on with the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) and the Kongu Nadu Makkal Desiya Katchi (KMDK).

Personal opinion

Asked about Dr. Subramanian Swamy’s view that the BJP should not have any truck with the MDMK and the PMK, Mr. Ganesan said that it was his personal opinion and not that of the party.

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