Chennai, Feb 6 (IANS) The Congress will soon announce a panel to negotiate seat sharing with its ally DMK for the ensuing Tamil Nadu assembly elections, a senior party leader said Sunday.
“Congress president Sonia Gandhi would announce the panel in two or three days,” Tamil Nadu Congress chief K.V.Thankabalu told reporters here.
DMK president M.Karunanidhi, after meeting Gandhi in New Delhi recently, had told reporters that both parties would form a committee to discuss issues like sharing of seats and the constituencies to be allotted to each party.
The DMK has already set up its panel.
Meanwhile, popular comedian S.Ve.Shekhar, who was elected to the assembly on an AIADMK ticket, formally joined the Congress.