DMK leader M Karunanidhi’s elder son M K Alagiri was dismissed from the party on Tuesday for anti-party activities.
Alagiri, a former organising secratry of the party in southern Tamil Nadu, had been suspended in January after he threatened that M K Stalin, Karunanidhi’s yonger son, would die within three months.
Incidentally, a group of Alagiri supporters came to DMK headquarters on Tuesday morning and met treasurer and younger son of party chief MK Stalin and pledged their support to the DMK.
Karunanidhi told media that Alagiri was dismissed from the party permanently.
Alagiri was suspended because, not only was he criticizing DMK but also hobnobbing with electoral opponents of the party. “So we decided to remove him permanently,” karunanidhi said.
Alagiri’s suspension comes amid speculation about him campaigning in favour of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and also planning to launch a statewide tour to hold consultations with loyalists.
MDMK general secretary Vaiko had met Alagiri on March 23 sought his support for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in the state.