The inauguration of the DMK party office in New Delhi gave a central place to the convergence of non-BJP parties as opposition leaders, including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Samajwadi party leader Akhilesh Yadav, the National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and left-wing party leaders rubbed shoulders in the new building. Anna-Kalaignar Arivalayam on Saturday.
CPM General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, CPI General Secretary D Raja, TMC MP Mahua Moitra, BJD MP Amar Patnaik, SAD MP Harsimrat Kaur, TDP MP Raveendra Kumar and former union finance minister P Chidambaram were also among the audience when Stalin officially inaugurated the new party. address at DDU Marg on Minto Road in the nation’s capital.
DMK alliance leaders Vaiko (MDMK), Thirumavalavan (VCK) and Tiruchy Congress MP Su Thirunavukkarasar also took part in the event, which saw non-BJP leaders of national importance gather around ‘A tea.
A photograph released by DMK headquarters showed Sonia at the head table, while Stalin and Akhilesh listened to her.
Stalin had set the tone for the non-BJP gathering a few days ago when he described the opening of the “Dravidian fort” in Delhi as an event that would write South Indian history from the nation’s capital.
Sonia Gandhi, meanwhile, inaugurated the Perasiriyar Anbazhagan Library at the DMK office.
DMK General Secretary Duraimurugan and Party Treasurer TR Baalu unveiled the statues of DMK Annadurai leaders and Karunanidhi statues at the party office.
DMK ministers and leaders have been camping in Delhi for a few days now for the mega event.