Chennai, March 8 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the Congress-DMK feud over seat sharing for the Tamil Nadu elections:
Feb 21: DMK-Congress hold first round of seat sharing talks. DMK shocked over Congress demand for 90 of 234 seats and a share in power.
Feb 25: Second round of talks ends.
March 2: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad in Chennai for talks. Stalemate continues.
March 3: Azad leaves for Delhi cancelling his scheduled meeting with Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi.
March 3: DMK offers 60 seats to Congress.
March 5: DMK angry as Congress seeks 63 seats of its choice. DMK announces snapping of ties with Congress and quits the UPA government.
March 6: Talks begin between Congress, DMK leaders.
March 8: DMK concedes 63 seats to Congress. Alliance saved.