Gaja left over 20 people dead, uprooted electric poles, brought down walls and damaged crops in the Cauvery Delta region.
"If 10 people get together to oppose one, who is the stronger of the lot?," Rajinikanth said adding that it is in the hands of the electorate to decide who should be the winner at the hustings.
DMK has asserted its dominant position and the Congress is looking to stitch a “rainbow alliance” similar to the BJP-led grouping in the run-up to the 2014 election.
“I am not the face of this alliance, merely a facilitator,” Naidu told reporters after meeting Stalin highlighting the need for regional players to “settle differences” and come together.
His cabinet colleague R B Udhayakumar thanked the film producers for respecting "the sentiments of Tamil people" and urged movie-makers to exercise restraint in future.
In Coimbatore, AIADMK cadre indulged in tearing down posters and banners of actor Vijay at a cinema near the city’s railway station.
The Congress and the DMK, which has been in alliance since the Parliamentary polls on 2014, has not begun discussing the seat-sharing pact for the forthcoming polls, said Raja.
After the tribunal’s direction on Friday, the petitioners got into discussions to approach the Supreme Court, as the NGT didn’t accept their main demand.
The druggists association had contended that e-tailers dealing in medicines are operating without proper licences.
Gurumurthy told ET “Acharya going public on issues not discussed in or disclosed to the board which met just two days earlier”.
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