CPI leaders visit DMK chief Stalin to cement ties for LS poll

Chennai: Communist Party of India general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy along with senior leaders of his party visited DMK president M K Stalin and discussed the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Led by Reddy, CPI Rajya Sabha MP D Raja, state secretary R Mutharasan visited Stalin days after CPI(M)’s top leader Sitaram Yechury had called on the DMK chief.

The discussion centred around the Lok Sabha polls and “strengthening,” the DMK-led alliance of parties in Tamil Nadu to dislodge the incumbent governments at the state and the Centre, party sources told PTI.

On November 13, Yechury said his party had decided to be a part of the DMK-led front in Tamil Nadu for the ‘forthcoming’ polls. DMK senior leader T R Baalu, party Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi were present during the meeting.