Alagiri said Stalin would die soon: MK

Alagiri said Stalin would die soon: MK

Alagiri said Stalin would die soon: MK

The family feud in the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) took another twist on Tuesday with party president M Karunanidhi making startling revelations about his elder son M K Alagiri, suspended from the party recently, of abusing his younger son M K Stalin in a derogatory manner and predicting his death in a few months.

Karunanidhi, who kept silent over his son’s suspension, finally admitted that lately Alagiri had developed hatred and was involved in a series of confrontations with Stalin.

“The climax of their rivalry erupted on January 24 when he (Alagiri) rushed to my bedroom in the morning and started abusing Stalin. Alagiri used uncultured words and shouted at me saying Stalin will die in three or four months. His words not only pained me but also my heart almost stopped functioning,” Karunanidhi said.

“Though the words will hurt any father, as a party chief I tolerated it,” he said.

“Even if it is my son, a party leader cannot tolerate any member predicting the death of another,” he said.

Stating that Alagiri had been violating party rules, Karunanidhi also wondered how come a party member (Alagiri) would barge to the leader’s house early in the morning seeking justice.

 To a query whether the suspension would be revoked if Alagiri tendered an apology, Karunanidhi said the question had to be posed to him.

According to Karunanidhi, for the past few months Alagiri had indulged in giving a series of interviews to media, which was against the party’s decision. Karunanidhi said the decision to suspend his elder son was as per party’s law.

“Instead of settling the issues by giving written explanations, Alagirii and his supporters had resorted to pasting posters and giving interviews to the media and TV. How this can be justified,” he asked.

Alagiri refutes charges

Putting up a brave front, suspended DMK leader M K Alagiri has strongly refuted the charges levelled against him by party president and his father M Karunanidhi, reports DHNS from Chennai.

Reacting to the DMK chief’s charge that he (Alagiri) used harsh words against his younger brother Stalin, Alagiri in Madurai said that “Thalaivar’s (DMK president and leader) charges against me leading to the suspension are ‘unconscionable’.

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