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After me, it’s Stalin: DMK chief Karunanidhi

After me, it’s Stalin: DMK chief Karunanidhi

Chennai: Amid issues concerning his health condition, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Thursday tactically named his younger son MK commie as his option to lead the party once him.

89-year-old Karunanidhi, in an exceedingly message to party cadres, created it clear that it’s commie WHO can shoulder responsibilities and take his work forward. commie is presently DMK money handler and youth wing secretary.

Addressing party performaries at a function here, Karunanidhi aforesaid, “I can work for the upliftment and development of individuals until my last breath. For the question ‘what once me’, Stalin, WHO is sitting here, is that the answer, and you ought to not forget this.”
Over the years commie had enraptured aloof from the shadow of his father and has been the virtual dominant the party, however, a public acceptance by Karunanidhi that he’s the amount 2 within the party is of large consequence.

Although commie was continuously thought to be the chosen one and therefore the favorite to require over party reins once Karunanidhi, the DMK leadership had until currently kept away from discussing the touchy succession issue.

The chief competitor to commie is his elder brother and Union Minister MK Alagiri. Some years past, Alagiri had aforesaid that if Associate in Nursing election is control for successive president of the DMK, he would contest it.

Karunanidhi’s female offspring MK Kanimozhi was conjointly aforesaid to be within the running for the highest post.

Given the sensitivities concerned and therefore the cooking tension, it remains to be seen whether or not the DMK cadre, particularly those within the Alagiri camp, can support Stalin’s accession, if and once that happens.

Earlier, some media surveys had conjointly projected commie because the favorite to require over from Karunanidhi.

 

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