The Great Debate (India)

Can Congress survive without DMK?


Can the Congress survive without the DMK?

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) put off its plan to resign ministerial posts until Tuesday, offering respite to the Congress-led government fighting to win back public trust after a raft of corruption scandals.

The DMK, which gives Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s coalition vital support in parliament, had said its six ministers would quit the coalition on Monday because of a row over seats to be contested in the Tamil Nadu election next month.

But can the Congress survive without the DMK? Share your views.