Tamil Nadu Minister K T Rajendra Balaji while accepting Prime Minister Modi’s leadership said, “In today’s context due to the absence of Amma (J Jayalalitha), Modi is our daddy. He is India’s daddy. So we have accepted his leadership.”
Tamil Nadu Minister K T Rajendra Balaji: When Amma(Jayalalithaa) was alive she was in full control, her decisions were her own. So,it was different but in today’s context due to absence of Amma, Modi is our daddy. He is India’s daddy. So we have accepted his leadership. (8.3.19) pic.twitter.com/ex9c1MT96W
— ANI (@ANI) March 9, 2019
He said that that in absence of Jayalalitha, PM Modi has been their guiding light. “Modi is our daddy now. Since we have lost our Amma, PM Modi has come as a daddy to guide and support us,” he said.
As the 2019 General elections come nearer, the buzz around the alliance between BJP and AIADMK have started gaining momentum, after both its leaders are holding meetings and discussions on the issue. The state has 39 Lok Sabha seats and currently has an AIADMK government, with DMK in opposition.