BJP chief accuses TN DMK of inciting anti-national spirit

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Bharatiiya Janata Party president J P Nadda on Monday, August 24, lashed out at the opposition DMK in Tamil Nadu saying it has been inciting feelings against the national spirit.

Nadda made the scathing attack while addressing Tamil Nadu BJP's virtual state executive meeting. The BJP president claimed that the DMK led by M K Stalin has been looking for opportunities to see to it that the assimilation into national mainstream is always disrupted.

"DMK has been inciting feelings against the national spirit. They have been on a lookout to see to it that the assimilation into national mainstream is always disrupted. They have been anti-development," Nadda was quoted as saying by ANI.

Nadda also accused the DMK of sheltering people who are anti-India and are not working in interests of the nation. The BJP president appealed to the people to remain on alert and give a befitting reply to DMK in the upcoming local body and Assembly poll in the state.

Nadda remarked that the BJP workers are doing good work in Tamil Nadu, adding that the saffron party will have a good share in local body elections and in Assembly poll too.

It is to be noted that in Tamil Nadu, BJP is in alliance with ruling AIADMK and it is expected that the two party would fought the next Assembly election together against DMK.

The Assembly poll in Tamil Nadu are scheduled to be held in 2021 and the main contest woudl be between AIADMK-BJP combine and the alliance of DMK-Congress. After the demise of DMK patriarch Karunanidhi, his son Stalin has taken the charge of the party. The upcoming Assembly poll would be first poll after the demise of both Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa.

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