Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is a political party active in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. It was established by Vaiko in 1994. Vaiko was a member of Rajyasabha and a party activist of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. In 1994, he was forced out of the parent body as he was seen as a threat to DMK chief Karunanidhi's son M.K. Stalin. Vaiko along with some district secretaries announced the decision to start rival DMK ultimately leading to naming of the part as MDMK.in 2022,this party merger with mdmk.
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