Madurai: Reacting to MDMK`s decision of not
contesting Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, Union Minister and DMK
leader M K Alagiri on Saturday said the party`s leader Vaiko had "in
the last minute" understood the "egoistic nature" of AIADMK
"It is not MDMK which has boycotted the elections, but
AIADMK which has boycotted MDMK," Alagiri, who is Chief
Minister M Karunanidhi`s elder son and DMK`s Organising
Secretary (South Zone) told reporters here.
He said, "MDMK leader Vaiko has understood the egoistic
and high-handed nature of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa in the
Alagiri claimed that the DMK`s election manifesto
released yesterday, had been welcomed by people and said the
party-led alliance would win all the seats.
People were satisfied with DMK fulfilling its earlier
promises listed in its 2006 election manifesto, he said,
adding, AIADMK would "vanish" after the polls.
MDMK today decided against contesting the April 13
Assembly elections, saying it was piqued by the "consistent
ill-treatment" and "arrogant stand" of AIADMK during the