Staff Reporter

KARUR: DMK cadres celebrated the birthday of Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin in a grand manner here on Thursday.

While the women's wing organised “ valaikappu'' function for 58 pregnant women and donated “ seer varisai'' to them, the Karur town unit of the party handed over khaki uniforms to more than 300 autorickshaw drivers. Party district unit donated Rs. 5,000 as long term deposit to five children born on March 1, the birthday of Mr. Stalin.

Besides, 100 women who came to purchase vegetables at the Uzhavar Sandhai here were presented gift vouchers for Rs. 50 each with which they purchased vegetables.

In Aravakurichi, the town party unit fed the poor to mark the occasion.

Former MP K.C. Palanisamy, party district organiser Nanniyur G. Rajendran, MLAs P. Kamaraj (Krishnarayapuram), R. Manikkam (Kulithalai), District Panchayat chairperson Poovai Ramesh Babu, party Youth Wing district organiser V.S.K. Ravikumar, Karur Municipality Chairperson P. Sivakamasundari, Inam Karur Municipality chairperson Kavitha Ganesan, and others participated in the functions.