New Delhi: As the DMK-Congress combine
appeared set for a rout in Tamil Nadu, Congress on Friday said it
would "introspect" and will not dump ally DMK just because of
an election defeat.
Congress spokesperson Jayanti Natarajan said the party
accepts the verdict of the people of Tamil Nadu and
congratulated AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa on her win in the
"We accept the verdict. We would introspect and try to
win the next elections," she said.
Asked whether the alliance with DMK would continue,
she said: "of course, they are our allies. We cannot give up
on our allies just because of an election defeat."