Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
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.
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