CPI-M state unit secretray G Ramakrishnan said various
parties inlcuding the Left were fighting from the AIADMK-led
alliance to defeat the 'scam-tainted' DMK-Congress combine.
"All these parties are fighting from a common platform to
defeat the DMK for its anti-people policies in which MDMK has
an important part to play. Their decision to not contest the
election is regrettable,'' he said in a statement.
Holding that it was important to defeat the DMK-Congress
combine, he urged MDMK to reconsider his decision and play an
'important part in the democratic struggle.'
The Left parties, DMDK and some smaller outfits are all
part of the AIADMK-led front.
Following differences in seat-sharing with its lead
partner AIADMK, MDMK today decided not to participate in the
assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
Chennai: Describing MDMK's decision of not
contesting the assembly polls as 'regrettable,' CPIM's Tamil
Nadu unit on Sunday appealed to the Vaiko-led party to reconsider
its decision, saying it had an 'important part' to play in the
efforts to dethrone the 'anti-people' DMK government.
First Published: Sunday, March 20, 2011, 18:37