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M K Stalin

M K Stalin

Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin is widely known as M K Stalin, who is the 8th and current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
Moreover, Stalin has been serving as the President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) political party.


Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin knowns as M.K. Stalin was born on 1st March 1953 as the third son to the prominent Dravidian leader and five-time chief minister of Tamilnadu, Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi and his second wife Dhayalu ammal in Chennai, Tamilnadu.

Following his father's footprint, MK Stalin debuted into active politics in 1973 as soon as he graduated from the college with a bachelor degree. He was inducted in the party and rose through the ranks in DMK. He was one among the young leaders to be jailed under MISA in 1976 for protesting against the emergency.

His legislative career started in 1989 as he was elected MLA from Thousand Lights constituency. 1996 he was elected as the Mayor of Chennai. In 2009 he was promoted to be the deputy CM while his father M Karunanidhi was the chief minister of the state. in 2017, Stalin was appointed the working president of the Dravid Munetra Kazhgam as his father and then DMK chief Karunanidhi was not keeping well. In 2018, he was elected president by the DMK general council.

Personal Life

Full Name M K Stalin
Date of Birth 01 Mar 1953 (Age 69)
Place of Birth Chennai
Party name Dravida Munetra Kazhagam
Education Graduate
Profession Social Service, Politics
Father's Name M. Karunanidhi
Mother's Name Dhayalu Ammal
Spouse's Name Durga Stalin
Spouse's Profession House wife
Children 1 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)
Religion Hindu


Permanent address 25/9,Chittaranjan Road, Cenotaph 2nd Street, Chennai-600018.
Present address 25/9,Chittaranjan Road, Cenotaph 2nd Street, Chennai-600018.
Contact number 04424356600
Email mkstalinoffice@gmail.com
Website http://www.mkstalin.in/
Social Handles

Education Qualification of M K Stalin

M K Stalin completed schooling from Madras Christian College Higher Secondary School.
Then he took a pre-university course at Vivekananda College. And then, Stalin earned B.A. degree in history from Presidency College, Chennai of University of Madras in 1973.

Interesting Facts about M K Stalin

M.K. Stalin is interested in Sports and Cultural activities. His favourite sports are Cricket, Badminton and Chess.

Political Timeline of M K Stalin

  • 2021
    On 7 May, 2021, MK Staling was sworn in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
  • 2021
    Stalin contested Tamil Nadu assembly election from Kolathur constituency and registered victory. He also led the DMK to a successful run in 2021 assembly election and got elected as the leader of party in the legislative house.
  • 2018
    Stalin was elected as President of the party DMK by the party's General Council after the demise of the party's president Kalaignar M Karunanidhi.
  • 2017
    He was elected as Working President of his party, DMK by the party's General Council.
  • 2016
    He was elected as MLA from Kolathur constituency, Chennai once again and became The Leader of the opposition of the Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly, representing the strongest opposition party ever in the history of Tamilnadu assembly.
  • 2011
    Despite four times continuous victory from his previous constituency Thousand Lights, He moved to Kolathur constituency, Chennai this time and elected as MLA from there.
  • 2009
    He was promoted as Deputy Chief Minister of the state. He was the first Deputy Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.
  • 2008
    He was elected as The Treasurer of DMK by the General Council of the party.
  • 2006
    For the fourth time, he was elected as MLA from Thousand Lights constituency, Chennai. Became Minister for Municipal Administration and Rural development of the state.
  • 2003
    He was elected as Deputy General Secretary of his party DMK by the General Council of the party.
  • 2001
    He was elected as Mayor of Chennai for the second time continuously
  • 2001
    He was elected as MLA of Thousand Lights constituency, Chennai for the third time.
  • 1996
    He was elected as Mayor of Chennai. He was the first directly elected Mayor of the city.
  • 1996
    He was elected again as MLA of Thousand Lights constituency, Chennai
  • 1991
    Lost in state assembly election from Thousand Lights constituency
  • 1989
    He was elected as MLA of Thousand Lights constituency, Chennai. He won in the big margin against AIADMK's Thambidurai and made his debut into Tamil Nadu Assembly.
  • 1984
    He was appointed as Youth Wing Secretary of the party. Contested in Assembly elections from Thousand Lights constituency, Chennai and lost.
  • 1976
    He was arrested under MISA act during Emergency and was attacked brutally by the police.
  • 1973
    He was elected to the General Committee of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).
  • 1967
    M K Stalin's political career began as a 14-year-old, he campaigned in the 1967 elections for his party DMK

M K Stalin Early Life

  • 1975
    Stalin got married to Durga on August 25, 1975.
  • 1973
    Stalin graduated with a degree in History from the history from Presidency College, Chennai, University of Madras


Stalin has increased the plus-two passing percentage from 55 to 72 and changed the general notion about the standard of Corporation schools in Chennai when he was the Mayor of the City.
He has constructed Nine flyovers at a total cost of Rs. 94.5 crores and Forty-nine small bridges at a cost of Rs. 4.92 crores to reduce road traffic congestion in the city.
He has successfully handled the Hogenekkal Water plan with the financial help of Japan.
Net Worth8.89 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

M K Stalin Latest News & Updates

MK Stalin inaugurates the mega Chennai Book Fair

M K Stalin, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, today inaugurated the 46th Chennai Book Fair. It is organized by the Booksellers and Publishers Association of South India. Where approx. 1,000 stalls will be arranged this time.

Jan 6, 2023
MK Stalin hikes Dearness Allowance for govt. employees

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu MK Stalin increased the Dearness Allowance for government employees and their family pensioners on Jan 1, 2023.
The increment will be applied from 34 per cent to 38 per cent, moreover, almost 16 lakh employees will be benefitted under this policy.

Jan 2, 2023
MK Stalin writes a letter to PM over employment opportunities

MK Stalin, is the chief minister of Tamil Nadu, wrote a letter to Narendra Modi over employment opportunities in his native state.
The CM urged to Prime Minister to ensure that his state gets adequate chance in union government offices and central public sector.
It read, "That only a dismal proportion of candidates from southern region are selected by SSC and RRB causes huge disappointment among our unemployed youth."
Stalin also wrote, "I urge Hon. @PMOIndia to do away with this skewed recruitment pattern & ensure adequate representation of Tamils in GoI offices."

Dec 28, 2022
M K Stalin recently launches Green TN Mission

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M K Stalin on Saturday encouraged citizens to extend their hands in spreading forest cover and conserving nature for posterity.
As the state government launched the Green Tamil Nadu Mission, a flagship scheme of the state Tamil Nadu Green Climate Company at Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Vandalur.
Stalin also said that the scheme is mainly focused on enhancing Tamil Nadu's tree and forest cover to 33 per cent from 23.69 per cent in the forthcoming decade.

Sep 24, 2022
MK Stalin initiates to provide free breakfast scheme for govt students

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M K Stalin has recently launched free breakfast scheme in Madurai for the government students from class one to five. The politician also said that delivering food with education is government's duty. Stalin further added that such initiative was taken by P. Theagaraya Chetty a century ago in 1922.
However, the scheme will be implemented in 1,545 schools that includes 417 in cities, 163 in towns and district centers, 728 in rural areas, and 237 in remote and hilly areas.

Sep 16, 2022
M K Stalin initiates to launch 'Pudhumai Penn' scheme

Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M K Stalin launched a scheme titled 'Pudhumai Penn' along with Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

The event was organized at Bharathi Womens College in Chennai on the occasion of Teachers Day.

However, the 'Pudhumai Penn' or 'Modern Woman' scheme is based on female students, who studied from Class 5 to 12 in government schools would be paid ?1,000 every month till their graduation or diploma degree. This scheme is initiated with the aim of Rs 698 crore in the 2022-23 budget and around 6,00,000 girls would be benefitted every single year.

Sep 5, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on M K Stalin)

How old is M K Stalin?

M K Stalin is 69-year-old (As of 2022).

Who is M K Stalin's spouse?

M K Stalin's spouse is Durga Stalin.

Is M K Stalin married?

Yes, M K Stalin is married to Durga Stalin.

What is M K Stalin's weight?

M K Stalin's weight is approx. approx. 75kg.

What is M K Stalin's height?

M K Stalin's height is 5′8″.

What is M K Stalin's caste?

M K Stalin's belongs to Isai Vellalar community, which is categorized under the Sudra varna.

What is M K Stalin's father's name?

M K Stalin's father's name is M. Karunanidhi.

What is M K Stalin's date of birth?

M K Stalin's date of birth is March 1, 1953.

Who is the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?

M K Stalin is the current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

What is the contact number of M K Stalin?

M K Stalin's contact number is 04424356600.

What is the net worth of M K Stalin?

M K Stalin is having net worth of ₹8.89 CRORE.

From which party does M K Stalin belong to?

M K Stalin belongs to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) political party.

What is M K Stalin's full name?

M K Stalin's full name is Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin.

Who is M K Stalin?

M K Stalin is the 8th and current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

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