The Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi (KNMDK) has made it clear that it is no longer part of the National Democratic Alliance in the State. KNMDK general secretary E.R. Eswaran said a decision on the alliance would be taken afresh. This implied that the party was no longer with the NDA, he said. The sub-regional party contested the Lok Sabha election in 2014 as part of the NDA.
January 2016, National
The general council empowered Mr. Eswaran to a take a decision on forming alliance for the forthcoming Assembly elections. A four-member committee had been constituted to advise him.