Finance Minister and Congress` senior leader Pranab Mukherjee has said that the alliance between Congress and DMK will be continues without any itching in coming days.
"There is a lot of writing and speculations whether the alliance between Congress and DMK is continuing or not. My respectful submission would be, this alliance is there, the alliance will continue and it will be strengthened," Mr Mukherjee said after meeting DMK patriarch Karunanidhi in Chennai today.
Mr Mukherjee said that he discussed the current political situation with Mr Karunanidhi.
The meeting comes shortly after the resignation of DMK leader Dyanidhi Maran as the Union Textiles Minister and a Cabinet reshuffle in the UPA II government. Mr Maran put in his papers a day after the CBI, investigating the 2G scam, said it had preliminary evidence against him and he is being investigated for misusing his office when he was the telecom minister.