MDMK General Seceratary Vaiko confirms to enter Rajya Sabha member after 23 years.
Vaiko who was a notable person in Tamilnadu politics been in politics for more than 50 years. Vaiko began his political career from DMK. Vaiko recently convicted for his Pro-LTTE statement and Justice Shanti awarded him year imprisonment and 10,000 Rs fine. She also allows a one month time for the appeal. Meanwhile, Vaiko as per DMK alliance agreement for the LokSabha 2019 seat allocation applied for Rajya Sabha election.
It was not actually confirmed whether Vaiko’s nomination will be accepted or not. The Sedition case doesn’t fall under Criminal case there is no legal drawback for Vaiko. But until and unless Returning Officers Objects. Since returning officer accepts Vaiko’s nomination. MDMK members made a celebration at the party house in EGMORE.
Vaiko along with Shanmugam(DMK) and Wilson(DMK) elected as a Rajya Sabha member without any opposition. Vaiko will be stepping into parliament after 19 years.
Anbumani Ramadoss from PMK elected as a Rajya Sabha Member as per the ADMK alliance contract.