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With the deaths of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa and DMK chief M Karunanidhi, there is a perception of a power vacuum in Tamil Nadu.
The South India Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday organised a memorial meet, in which industrialists reminisced the contributions of the former CM M Karunanidhi, to industrialisation.
The case was registered Friday night on complaints by former panchayat president and DMK Kaniyur unit secretary Velusamy in Karumathampatti police station on the city outskirts on April 18.
DMK treasurer Durai Murugan has condemned the minister’s remarks and categorically rejected Raju’s claim that the ruling party had favoured DMK.
Alagiri was ousted from the DMK in March 2014 for slanderous attacks on senior party members and anti-party activities.
When questioned about the removal of a party functionary for welcoming him at Airport, he asked whether the party can remove all the 1.50 lakh persons attending the rally.
He further stated that film heroes would not shine in Tamil Nadu politics and that he would field some candidates in the upcoming elections.
"I am the son of Karunanidhi. I do what I say," Alagiri told reporters here when asked about the rally.
Nitin Gadkari also recalled how Karunanidhi worked close with the late Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee, and said both had departed in quick succession.
Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad described Karunanidhi as “a great social reformer of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir and president of the National Conference Farooq Abdullah, called on Karunanidhi’s son and DMK president MK Stalin to lead the opposition.
CPI (M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury said the nation was witnessing a state patronised emergency, undeclared and worse than the declared emergency (1975).
She is reportedly suffering from Alzheimer's and other age-related illness.
Before the 95-year-old Anbazhagan could even complete the announcement, ecstatic delegates burst into celebrations.
65-year-old Stalin becomes the second President of one of the oldest political party in the country, a post held by his late father and five-time Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi for 49 years.