M. K. Stalin

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M. K. Stalin
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M. K. Stalin in 2021
Personal details
Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin

(1953-03-01) 1 March 1953 (age 69)
Madras, Madras State,
(present-day Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
Political partyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Durga Stalin (m. 1976)
RelativesKarunanidhi family
Residence25/9, Chittaranjan Road, Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
EducationBachelor of Arts
Alma materPresidency College, Chennai
  • Politician
Nickname(s)MK Stalin

Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin better known as M. K. Stalin often referred to by his initials MKS is an Indian politician,present Chief minister of Tamilnadu and President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party.[1] He became the 1st Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 2009 to 2011.Stalin is the third son of famous Tamil Nadu politician Karunanidhi, and was born to his second wife, Dayalu Ammal. Stalin became the Minister for Rural Development and Local Administration in the Government of Tamil Nadu after the 2006 Assembly elections. On 29 May 2009, Stalin was nominated as Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor Surjit Singh Barnala. Stalin serves as the Treasurer and the Youth Wing President of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. On 3 January 2013, M. Karunanidhi named him as his heir apparent, ending a long time confusion about who would take over the party reins after Karunanidhi's death. He was the Mayor of Chennai from 1996 to 2002.

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  1. mkstalin.in/