Union home minister and BJP's man of the moment Amit Shah was in Chennai 10 days ago for the launch of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu's book.
At the venue, the BJP's local unit was in full attendance. So were the leaders of the AIADMK, including Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Palaniswamy and his deputy O Panneerselvam. The BJP and the AIADMK equation, it was quite obvious to see, was functional.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister promises redressal of grievances in 30 days
Both the BJP and the AIADMK are in a marriage of convenience in Tamil Nadu. The two are holding on to each other because the other options for them are not all that attractive or acceptable at the present. So, they are stuck with each other. But for how long?
Tamil Nadu is proving to be a tough political jigsaw puzzle for the BJP. The BJP even if it can summon up all the right pieces is still unable to get to the point of finding the right slot for the right piece.