Tamil Nadu Assembly polls: Rift in Congress over seat allocation

Days ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, a rift seems to have emerged inside Congress over seat allocation to candidates for the assembly polls.A protest over the allocation of tickets for the polls, led by the Congress Lok Sabha MP Vishnu Prasad, was called off after an assurance by the party’s state chief KS Alagiri on the issue.Tamil Nadu Congress president Alagiri stated: “We are discussing with all the cadres and their views are being taken. We will inform the party’s high command in Delhi about the developments. The final decision on the issue will be taken by them. It’s our responsibility to take all our party members’ views and inform the high command.”On March 7, Congress and DMK signed a pact wherein Congress decided for contesting 25 constituencies for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state. DMK will contest for 173 seats.However, Congress Lok Sabha MP Vishnu Prasad on Saturday expressed displeasure over seat allocation of candidates by the party for the upcoming .Days ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, a rift seems to have emerged inside Congress over seat allocation to candidates for the assembly polls.A protest over the allocation of tickets for the polls, led by the Congress Lok Sabha MP Vishnu Prasad, was called off after an assurance by the party’s state chief KS Alagiri on the issue.Tamil Nadu Congress president Alagiri stated: “We are discussing with all the cadres and their views are being taken. We will inform the party’s high command in Delhi about the developments. The final decision on the issue will be taken by them. It’s our responsibility to take all our party members’ views and inform the high command.”On March 7, Congress and DMK signed a pact wherein Congress decided for contesting 25 constituencies for the upcoming Assembly polls in the state. DMK will contest for 173 seats.However, Congress Lok Sabha MP Vishnu Prasad on Saturday expressed displeasure over seat allocation of candidates by the party for the upcoming .Read More

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