Expelled Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief Ok P Ramalingam joined the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) forward of Union residence minister Amit Shah’s go to to Chennai on Saturday.
“It’s a nice signal Ramalingam joined right this moment which is not going to solely weaken the DMK however strengthen the BJP’s base,” stated BJP’s Tamil Nadu in-charge CT Ravi.
Ramalingam is a former lawmaker and identified loyalist of MK Alagiri, an expelled DMK chief and former chief minister M Karunanidhi’s son. Ramalingam was first suspended from DMK 2014 for backing Alagiri, who has denied stories that he may even be a part of the BJP.
Ramalingam was stripped of DMK’s major membership and his publish because the celebration’s agriculture wing secretary in April.
A BJP chief stated they’d transient Shah concerning the developments in Tamil Nadu and focus on the 2021 meeting elections. Shah is scheduled to inaugurate initiatives price 67,378 crore throughout his go to to Tamil Nadu. He may even meet the state BJP’s core committee, workplace bearers, and district secretaries.