Chennai, Oct 12 (PTI) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu on Monday welcomed actor-politician Kushboo Sundar joining its ally BJP, saying it is 'a good and happy' move by her.
Senior party leader and Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar extended the AIADMK'sbest wishesand greetings to her.
'It is a good thing. Kushboo joining our ally, the BJP is a good and happy step,' the Minister told reporters here, reacting to the popular actor joining the BJP.
Kushboo quit the Congress after a six-year long association with it and joined the BJP at the party headquarters in New Delhi in the presence of its leaders, including state unit chief L Murugan.
On BJP leader Pon Radhakrishanan saying that his party welcomed AIADMK naming Chief Minister K Palaniswami as the Chief Ministerial candidate of the ruling combine for 2021 assembly elections, Jayakumar said: 'They are part of the AIADMK-led alliance (in Tamli Nadu) and they should accept it.' The assembly elections are due during April-May next year in the state. PTI VGN VS VS