Both parties, BJP and AIADMK are expected to arrive at a consensus on seat sharing.
AIADMK, the ruling Tamil Nadu Party and the BJP opened talks over division of seats for the elections to a national assembly on 6 April.
On Saturday, the BJP Delegation comprised of Kishan Reddy, the Ministers of the Union, Gen V K Singh, the Secretary-Generally of the BJP, Tamil Nadu C T Ravi, the Head of State Party L Murugan, and K Palaniswami, the AIADMK organizer, as well as CM Deputy O. Panneerselvam, chair of the AIADMC.
Also present during the talks was BJP State organizing General Secretary Kesava Vinayagan. According to a senior BJP, he parleys were cordial and the deal is possibly coming soon.
“We expect 60 districts to be assembled that we have defined as winning seats. You may have ambitions (AIADMK). The numbers that the parties approve will be released, “M Chakravarthy, senior BJP, told PTI.
This evening, AIADMK is having separate discussions with the PMK delegation. The other allies of the AIADMK include actor-politician, Vijaykanth-led Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK).
Meanwhile, Kamal Haasan, Makkal Needhi Maiam party member, has been called by R Sarath Kumar, who was in AIADMK alliance for ten years, on Saturday to explore the option of establishing electoral relations for the next elections.
His party has a chunk of voting bank in Tamil Nadu, he said to reporters here.
“For ten years, AISMK has been in the AIADMK coalition. We were waiting for an AIADMK call, but no word was there. We wanted to go on, “said and added Sarath Kumar
Sarath Kumar, who called on V K Sasikala, the expelled AIADMK secretary general at her home, earlier of this week, after returning from Karnataka to Chennai said he called Haasan, which it was good to meet like-minded people.
Sarath Kumar declared that he had entered the hands of the IJK to participate in the “good citizens” election, an alliance with Indhyyya Jananayaka Katchi (IJK), a political party of Lok Sabhas MP Paarivendhar, who is head of the SRM institutional community.