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By reining in district functionaries and appointing his own supporters to important posts, Karunanidhi's son has shown that he is willing to tread his own path. But political observers are divided.
At the audio launch of his new film, Sarkar, Tamil superstar Vijay was asked if he was planning to play Chief Minister in real life.
Travelling all over India on his bicycle is not something new for 50-year-old S Sanjeevi, a resident of Ammaiyarkupam in Thiruvallur district.
M K Alagiri, the ousted DMK leader and son of the late president of DMK, M Karunanidhi, may be eager to join the party again.
Panneerselvam demanded that the Congress, DMK and former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa be declared war criminals.
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.