Mylapore MLA S. Ve. Shekher formally joined the Congress (I) party at the party’s headquarters in Chennai on Sunday.
The event got a lot of media attention, with pictures of Shekher posing with the top Congress (I) leaders of Tamil Nadu published in the local dailies.
Union minister G. K. Vasan handed over the party card to the actor who has remained unattached as a MLA after the AIADMK party, of which he was a member had sacked him.
Also present at the Sunday event were party head K. V. Thangkabalu and veteran Kumari Ananthan.