DMK, Cong cheating Pondy people: AIADMK

The Opposition AIADMK on Friday charged the Congress and its alliance partner the DMK here with taking people for a ride on the issue of statehood for Puducherry.The leader of the legislature wing of the AIADMK A Anbazhagan levelled this charge while talking to reporters on the sidelines of his campaign in the bypoll-bound Kamaraj Nagar constituency.

Refuting DMK president MK Stalin’s accusation agaisnt Lt Governor Kiran Bedi and BJP of obstructing statehood for the UT, Anbazhagan said, “This is absolutely a misleading and baseless allegation.”