Chennai, Apr 10 UNI | 3 months ago

The ruling AIADMK added to its star presence with actor J K Ritheesh, former DMK MP from Ramanathapuram joining it today.

The DMK's Student Wing leader from Madurai district K Nagasethupathy also joined the party in the presence of AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence here, a party press release said.

The Chief Minister gave them party ID cards admitting them into the party as primary members.

Mr Ritheeish was one of the three DMK MPs who had supported that party's Madurai strongman M K Alagiri after the latter was suspensded from the party initially. Tamil Nadu win go to polls on April 24.

(Posted on 10-04-2014)