- Stalin’s son Udhayanidhi, in his political debut, will contest from Chepauk-Tiruvallikeni constituency.
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Okay Palaniswami slammed the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) over dynasty politics on Saturday, a day after the son of the opposition occasion’s chief MK Stalin obtained a ticket to contest the upcoming meeting elections within the state. Talking throughout a ballot marketing campaign in Salem, Palaniswami mentioned if the DMK involves energy, “it might be the household that may turn out to be an influence centre,” information company ANI reported. “Individuals should show that one who works for them deserves increased posts just like the chief minister,” he additionally mentioned whereas calling for an finish to the “dynasty politics of DMK,” ANI additionally reported.
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Stalin’s son Udhayanidhi, in his political debut, will contest from Chepauk-Tiruvallikeni constituency, which was represented by the late J Anbazhagan who died final yr attributable to Covid-19. Udhayanidhi is a third-generation politician from the Stalin household, which holds the reign of the DMK, as soon as headed by his grandfather, the late M Karunanidhi.
On Friday, the DMK introduced candidates for 173 seats. As per the seat-sharing components, the DMK allotted 61 seats to its allies, with the Congress taking the lion’s share of 25. The occasion retained its veteran leaders by pitting sitting MLAs and outstanding faces throughout the meeting seats similar to occasion basic secretary S Durai Murugan, Thangam Thennarsu, Palanivel Thiagaran, PK Sekhar Babu, former state IT minister Poongothai Aladi Aruna. Stalin, who can be a sitting MLA from Kolathur, will search a 3rd time period from the constituency.
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Tamil Nadu will go to the polls on April 6 and the counting of votes will happen on Might 2. The DMK is in a direct contest with All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). The Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) is contesting the polls in alliance with the AIADMK.
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