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Karunanidhi hints at coalition govt after assembly polls

india Updated: Mar 29, 2011 20:13 IST

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Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi on Tuesday hinted that his party, DMK, may form a coalition government after the state assembly elections if the situation warrants so.

To a question on the post-poll scenario and whether DMK would go in for coalition rule, Karunanidhi said if the 'voting pattern' changed and there was a situation wherein only such a rule was possible, "we will then discuss it with other parties and decide."

Congress, DMK's key ally, is learnt to have made a pitch for power-sharing in the event of DMK-led alliance coming back to power.

Karunanidhi charged some politicians with "blowing out of proportion" the 2G spectrum scam.

"Only the channel, Kalaignar TV, is named after me but I have no rights in it. My daughter (Kanimozhi) and wife (Dayalu) hold 20 and 60% respectively, besides (its CEO) Sharad Kumar having 20%. Kalaignar TV is not owned by Karunanidhi," he told CNN-IBN television channel.

These two members of his family were shareholders in the company, he said.