DMK chief MK Stalin on Sunday finalised the seat-sharing deal with seven partners for the upcoming Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu.
As per the deal, the DMK will fight 170 of the 234 assembly seats with an aim to get a simple majority on its own. Stalin agreed to allot 25 assembly seats and the Kanyakumari Lok Sabha seat to main ally Congress.
The Kanyakumari seat fell vacant after the death of Congress MP H Vasanthakumar last year. Stalin also announced sops for people in a 10-year vision plan if the coalition comes to power after the April 6 polls.
He has promised to give ₹1,000 every month to housewives and create a million jobs every month.