Giving a major hit to the ruling party of the country, UPA, the DMK has today announced to quit the UPA Government at Centre on Tuesday.
Talking to media at a press conference, DMK chief Karunanidhi said that the central government had failed to accept their demands as on the resolution against Sri Lanka.
Talking to media, DMK chief said, “Do not see any point in giving outside support to the UPA government.”
He said, “We are in complete support of the Tamils in Sri Lanka.”
At the same time, the DMK chief added that if Congress accepts their demands and revise the US resolution against Sri Lanka, then his aprty can further consider on their decision to quit the UPA.
Meanwhile, the DMK has around 18 MPs in the Parliament.
On Monday, Union Ministers P Chidambaram, AK Antony and Ghulam Nabi Azad had failed to convince Karunanidhi.
Mr. Karunanidhi has already warned to quit UPA if it failed to move amendments to the US-sponsored resolution on the Sri Lankan Tamil issue at the UNHRC.
Moreover, P Chidambaram, AK Antony and Ghulam Nabi Azad had met the DMK chief in Chennai on Monday and talked on issues of his latter written to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Talking to media, Ghulam Azad had said, “Have discussed the contents of the letter Karunanidhi had written to PM and some amendments. We wil convey his suggestions to the Prime Minister.”