Saturday, April 16, 2016

Tamil Nadu election: Actor Karthik to launch alliance

hila India Naadalum Makkal Katchi (AINMK) leader and Tamil actor Karthik, who quit as the state president of the All India Forward Bloc a few years ago, will launch an electoral alliance - Vidiyal -- on Saturday.

As of now, the alliance comprises of six like-minded outfits, including N Sethuraman's All India Moovendar Munnani Kazhagam (AIMMK). More outfits are expected to join it.

Talking to TOI, Karthik said, "Talks are on, and the formation of the alliance is still fluid."

"This is not a single caste-based alliance. Members of our alliance will represent all castes including thevars, gounders, dalits and vanniyars," he said.

However, Karthik said he would not contest in the election. But he would campaign for the candidates of the alliance.

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