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Tamil Nadu: DMK chief Stalin elected as legislature party leader

He is to be sworn-in as Chief Minister on May 7.

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Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President and Leader of Opposition MK Stalin speaks to media representatives after boycotting the Governor's address and walking out from Tamil Nadu Assembly session, at Kalaivanar Arangam in Chennai. PTI
M K Stalin

DMK president M K was on Tuesday unanimously elected as legislature party leader and he is to be sworn-in as Chief Minister on May 7.

"Party president @mkstalin was elected leader of the DMK legislature party," DMK said on its official twitter handle. The party said a resolution was adopted unanimously electing as the legislature party leader.

The meet to elect him was held at headquarters 'Anna Arivalayam' and it witnessed participation of 133 DMK MLAs, which includes eight from alliance parties like the MDMK.

The government meanwhile said in a release that the swearing-in ceremony would be held on May 7.

had already said that the ceremony shall be held in a simple manner in the Raj Bhavan premises here. The DMK top leader is expected to call on Governor Banwarilal Purohit and stake claim to form the government.

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First Published: Tue, May 04 2021. 20:42 IST