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Baalu’s Grip Total in Party’s Thanjavur Unit

Published: 22nd December 2014 06:02 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd December 2014 06:02 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI: DMK former Union Minister TR Baalu has made a triumphant political return to his native Thanjavur district by managing to win the district secretary post for his supporter Durai Chandrasekaran, who defeated SS Rajakumaran, the younger brother of former Union Minister SS Palanimanickam. Durai Chandrasekaran won the Thanjavur (South) district secretary post by a narrow margin.

Another party strongman KN Nehru crushed his opponent and former minister N Selvaraj by fielding his supporter Thiagarajan against him. Another former minister, MRK Panneerselvam, fielded his supporter Ganesan for Cuddalore West, who won comfortably.

Party elections at the district level have reached a crucial stage and elections for the four district units of the party in Chennai is also seeing tough contest. There had been requests for the intervention of the party leadership for arriving at a compromise in several places. DMK functionaries queued before the residence of party patriarch M Karunanidhi with their complaints and requests on a busy Sunday.

Most of the leaders dismissed the exit of former Union Minister D Napoleon from the party and said he was totally sidelined. His presence did not mean anything and his exit is not something to comment or discuss about, they felt.

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