DMK president and Leader of Opposition M K Stalin has reacted on the raids that were going on, party treasurer and former Minister Durai Murugan. He has alleged that the BJP has pressurised the AIADMK government with CBI and income tax department and is trying to threaten the DMK with such raids.
Durai Murugan and his son Kathir Anand have stated that the ongoing raids at their residences and educational institution since Sunday night, by the Tamil Nadu income tax officials is political vendetta. Minister Jayakumar said, "I had already said that the DMK calls this distribution of money to voters -a blue sky operations. Today it has come true. The DMK has done this blue sky operations in 20 constituencies also. Specifically, they have distributed 100 crores in three areas of Chennai city alone."