It is for Chidambaram to decide to quit if found guilty:Karuna

It is for Chidambaram to decide to quit if found guilty:Karuna

"I don't have any details and therefore I don't want to comment.... (but) if he was found guilty it is upto him to decide on resigning," Karunanidhi said as he asserted that the alliance with Congress continued at Centre.

The 88 year-old DMK chief,who insisted he would not speak in detail on this matter as he did not have any details (about the letter), recalled that his party colleague and former Telecom Minister A Raja had maintained that the Prime Minister and then Finance Minister Chidambaram were kept in the know over 2G policy making and pricing.

In a document submitted before the Supreme Court yesterday, the Finance Ministry had said the Telecom Ministry could have gone in for auction of 2G spectrum licenses had then Finance Minister P Chidambaram insisted on this, prompting DMK sources to hold that Raja's stand on price regime was vindicated.

To a question, Karunanidhi said his party's alliance with Congress continued even as DMK has announced facing the next month's Tiruchirappally (west) and local body polls alone.

However, there would be 'local adjustments' with ally Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and "this applies to Congress also," based on local conditions and opportunities, he said without elaborating.

Earlier, Karunanidhi released the first list of his party's civic polls nominees.
He retained Chennai Mayor M Subramaniam for the Corporation post while naming candidates for six others, including Vellore, Coimbatore and Tirupur.

He also announced candidates for 86 Municipalities.

To a question, he said the party would face the polls on the basis of development and people's needs and expressed confidence of a good show by his party.

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