Sonia and Rahul to campaign in Tamil Nadu on May 5, 7
Coimbatore, May 3: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will share the dais with DMK chief M Karunanidhi in Chennai on May 5 in support of DMK-Congress candidates, while Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address election meetings in three cities on May 7 to drum up support for the combine for the May 16 Assembly polls.
Sonia will share the dais with Karunanidhi at a meeting scheduled in Chennai on May five, TNCC President E V K S Elangovan told reporters here.
Rahul would address an election meeting at Chennai on May 7 and in Coimbatore and Madurai the same day, he said.
The TNCC President and Congress candidates and senior leaders were here to inspect the VOC Grounds where Gandhi is scheduled to address the meeting. There was also a proposal for him to campaign in Tirunelveli and Nagercoil, he said.
Asked about the prospects for the alliance, he said this election would prove to be the 'death knell' of AIADMK. With massive support from people from all sections of society, there was no doubt that the alliance would have a landslide victory, winning more than 210 seats, he said.