DMK youth wing secretary Udhyanidhi Stalin could not enter the fray within the Meeting election as his father and social gathering president M.Okay. Stalin is believed to be towards the thought now.
Mr. Udhayanidhi, an actor-politician, sought a celebration ticket to contest from the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni Meeting constituency in Chennai, the smallest constituency, within the State. He additionally submitted his software and attended the interview on Saturday.
“When he appeared for interview before the panellists, Mr. Stalin, who was present there, wondered why he had come for the interview since he had already been advised not to contest in the election,” a senior DMK supply stated.
Mr Stalin may take a last determination protecting in thoughts that sons of second line leaders comparable to Okay.N. Nehru, E.V. Velu and M.R.Okay. Panneerselvam have additionally sought tickets to contest this time.
Whereas different panelists got here out in assist of Mr. Udhayanidhi, Mr. Stalin put his foot down saying that he couldn’t be given the ticket.
Social gathering leaders stated Mr. Stalin was not able to play into the fingers of his critics, who’ve been accusing him of selling his son within the social gathering.
“The time factor also plays against Mr. Udhyanidhi. Of late, he has emerged as a star campaigner. He has to campaign for the DMK alliance all over the State and he will be left with very little time for himself in the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency. He needs to spend more time as actor Kushboo is being fielded by the BJP there, converting it into a high-profile battle,” social gathering sources stated.
There’s a chance that he may very well be given an electoral alternative sooner or later.