Stalin elected as DMK President unopposed

Stalin becomes the second President of one of the oldest political party in the country, a post held by his late father and five times Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi for 49 years.

Stalin elected as DMK President unopposed
By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 28 Aug 2018 10:57 AM
Chennai: M.K.Stalin on Tuesday was elected as the DMK President unopposed at the party's General Council meeting held here.

Stalin becomes the second President of one of the oldest political party in the country, a post held by his late father and five times Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi for 49 years.


The election was necessitated as former Party president and Stalin’s father Karunanidhi passes away here on August 7, 2018.

Stalin is the third son of former DMK Chief M. Karunanidhi, and was born to his second wife, Dayalu Ammal. Stalin became the Minister for Rural Development and Local Administration in the Government of Tamil Nadu after the 2006 Assembly elections.





On 29 May 2009, Stalin was nominated as Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor Surjit Singh Barnala.

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