Jaya taking on Cong as efforts to forge alliance failed:Karuna

Chennai, Jan 15 (PTI) Lashing out at AIADMK chiefJayalalithaa for attacking Congress on the 2G spectrum scam,DMK president and Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has said she istaking on the national party after her efforts to forge analliance with it failed.

"She offered her party''s support (in the event of DMK''sexit from UPA over the 2G issue linked to former TelecomMinister A Raja) and constantly kept telling her partymen toexpect good news," Karunanidhi said.

But the moment Congress President Sonia Gandhi and PrimeMinister Manmohan Singh said ties with DMK are strong, shestarted attacking the Centre, he said writing in the partymouthpiece ''Murasoli''.

Referring to her criticism of Telecom Minister KapilSibal for questioning the CAG''s figures on the 2G scam losses,he said "aware of her true colours, Congress is staying awayfrom her."

Jayalalithaa had said two days back that Sibal''scriticism of CAG showed Congress was "prepared to destabilise"every constitutional authority for the sake of its ally, DMK.

On the issue of Sri Lankan navy allegedly gunning down aTamil Nadu fishermen recently, he recalled that he had sent atelegram to Prime Minister demanding action.

The Indian envoy to Sri Lanka had taken up the matterwith the Foreign Minister of the country G L Peiris and saidthat Sri Lanka''s envoy to India had promised an enquiry inthis matter.

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