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DMK-led front in TN christened "Secular Progressive Alliance"

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The DMK on Friday formally christened the alliance led by it in as 'Secular Progressive Alliance', in which the and Left parties are the key constituents.

DMK M K Stalin, releasing the list of 40 Lok Sabha seats --39 in and one in Puducherry-- to be contested by each party in the alliance, said his party led pre-poll combine is the ""

The top said his party-led alliance was based on "principles" and expressed confidence that it would post a spectacular victory.

Led by the DMK, the coalition comprises Congress, CPI(M), CPI, Vaiko-led MDMK, Indian Union Muslim League, Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi and smaller outfits, the Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi and the Indiya Jananayaga Katchi.

In 2004, the DMK-led alliance was called the in

At the national level, the and its allies that formed a front was christened ""

The party's allies included DMK, PMK, MDMK from Tamil Nadu and the NCP and RJD from other States.

said a resolution was adopted in a meet that preceded the release of the list which sought a monitored probe into the sexual harassment scandal that led to an outrage in Tamil Nadu.

has already ordered a CBI probe into the matter.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 20:15 IST