DMK invites INDIA bloc leaders to M Karunanidhi’s birth centenary celebration in Delhi

The event will take place a day before the announcement of the results of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on 4 June.

ByPTI

Published May 22, 2024 | 6:47 PMUpdatedMay 22, 2024 | 6:47 PM

M Karunanidhi. (X)

DMK has invited INDIA bloc leaders for an event to pay tributes to former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi on his birth centenary on 3 June at the party office in Delhi, sources said on Wednesday, 22 May.

The event will take place a day before the announcement of the results of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections on 4 June.

A leader from the INDIA bloc said DMK has sent invitations to all parties that constitute the opposition alliance. A DMK leader has also confirmed that INDIA bloc parties have been invited to the event.

DMK’s TR Baalu and Tiruchi Siva are likely to lead the event here, a party source said.

In March last year, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president MK Stalin’s 70th birthday celebrations became an occasion for a show of strength for the opposition. The event, held in Chennai on 1 March, saw Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, Samajwadi Party’s Akhilesh Yadav, and Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Tejashwi Yadav sharing the stage with Stalin, among others.

The office of DMK at Delhi’s Deendayal Upadhyay Marg was inaugurated by Stalin in 2022 at an event which was attended by the then Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and others.

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