After being elected first as an MLA in 1989, 63-year old Stalin on Saturday was officially named Leader of the Opposition for the first time in his political career spanning over 40 years.
He also plans to hold a public meeting with all the party officials
Congress – DMK alliance has 17 members in the 30 member Territorial Assembly. PCC President Namassivayam will accompany Narayanasamy, said AICC Secretary Chinna Reddy.
Jayalalithaa does well to reach out to Stalin. But why should the gesture be so exceptional?
A divided opposition and the perception of the DMK as a tainted party helped the AIADMK win Tamil Nadu.
Alagiri denied any role in role in defeating his father’s party, saying he was not interested in politics now.
Prabhakaran alleged that he murdered Batcha along with the then state police intelligence chief Jaffer Sait and Raja’s close relative Paramesh Kumar in March 201.
“Most of our friends and relatives went from here for voting in Tamil Nadu. They were given Rs 500 and a one-way ticket to Chennai.”
A win in Assam would testify to the continuing appeal of BJP in results that are due on Thursday.
The communication from Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni to Karunanidhi said telecast/broadcast of all political advertisement in all electronic form should be “stopped 48 hours before the day of close of poll.”
BJP has fielded S K Vedarathinam, a popular businessman of this town, who joined the party last year after resigning from DMK and is confident he would help the lotus bloom.
Alagiri’s disappearance from the poll scene has left many of his supporters in southern Tamil Nadu in a fix.
Among those with a tainted image is senior DMK leader K Ponmudi, who served as the higher education and the mines minister in the previous government
IT and electoral officials have been conducting searches at many places in the state to check inflow of illegal money.
The issue of Karunanidhi passing the baton to a successor has been a subject of unending debate in DMK.