DMK president M Karunanidhi has issued an acidic rebuke to senior party functionaries, asking them to watch their words while speaking to the media.
The statement was part of a strongly-worded reply to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s statement, accusing him of being two-faced over supporting the Food Security Bill. Karunanidhi particularly singled out party spokesperson and parliamentary party whip T K S Elangovan for a recent interview to a news agency, when he had spoken about the Food Security Bill.
Jayalalithaa had accused Karunanidhi of gearing up to support the contentious bill in Parliament, after initially opposing it. He strongly denied Jayalalithaa’s charge.
“Other senior leaders who meet reporters from here on have to be vigilant and cautious. Otherwise, people will use these interviews to their advantage,” he said.