Stalin elected as DMK's leader in assembly

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Chennai, May 24: DMK treasurer M.K.Stalin was elected as the leader of the legislature party in the Tamil Nadu assembly on Monday, the party said.

In a statement issued here, the DMK said the decision was taken at the meeting of the party's newly-elected legislators held here and presided over by president M.Karunanidhi, and will pave the way for Stalin to become the leader of the opposition.

TN: Stalin elected as DMK's leader

Senior leader Duraimurugan was elected as the deputy leader of the legislature party, R.Chakrapani as the whip and K.Pichandi as deputy whip.

Later Stalin, in a post on his Facebook page, said he would perform his role very well and discuss the problems of people in the assembly in a constructive manner.

He said he would strive hard to protect the democracy in the assembly.

IANS

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