Karunanidhi’s son appointed Tamil Nadu’s Deputy CM

May 29th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI  

Chennai, May 29 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi’s son, M K Stalin, was on Friday appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

State Governor S.S. Barnala announced the appointment on Karunanidhi’s recommendation.

The appointment was announced after his brother M K Azhagiri was sworn-in into the Union Cabinet on Thursday.

Stalin became the Minister for Rural Development and Local Administration after the 2006 Assembly elections. He also served as Treasurer and Youth Wing President of the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK).

Stalin has been elected four times to the Tamil Nadu Assembly since 1989 from the Thousand Lights constituency in Chennai. (ANI)

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