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Whether these two top leaders of the BJP will meet PMK leaders could not be confirmed.
Premalatha, DMDK treasurer, told reporters that Vijayakant will soon announce the party’s alliance details.
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and BJP Tamil Nadu chief Tamilisai Soundararajan also expressed confidence of stitching a powerful combine.
Shah's remarks assume significance as it comes a day after a senior AIADMK leader admitted that the ruling party was in "discreet talks" with the saffron party.
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami told the Assembly on Wednesday that AIADMK is ready to face any election, including the one to the local bodies.
O Panneerselvam said that the national party has been riding 'piggy-back' on one of the two major Dravidian parties -- AIADMK or DMK -- to face elections.
In Thoothukudi constituency, even if Kanimozhi is fielded, AIADMK candidate will sweep the elections, the minsiter said.
The AIADMK MLAs staged the protest to also condemn Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi's action to implement the rule.
It may be noted that Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, while presenting the State Budget days ago, highlighted dues from the Centre to the State to the tune of Rs 14,508.58 crore.
Dinakaran had floated Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) after he and Sasikala were expelled from the Palaniswami-led AIADMK.
Panneerselvam, who holds the Finance portfolio, pegged the state's revenue deficit at around Rs 14,300 crore for the coming financial year.
Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Wednesday defended his son’s intention to contest in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
The party has put forward this plea in a petition signed by party MPs and handed over to the top brass of the Election Commission by Deputy Speaker M Thambidurai.
The alliance talks between the AIADMK and BJP to face the Lok Sabha polls together are in an advanced stage.
The first few applications were distributed jointly by AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami.