M. K. Alagiri greets Stalin

The former Union Minister on Thursday, greeted his younger brother ahead of the swearing-in ceremony on Friday

May 06, 2021 02:36 pm | Updated May 07, 2021 04:38 am IST - Madurai

M.K. Alagiri

M.K. Alagiri

Setting aside personal differences, former Union Minister M. K. Alagiri on Thursday greeted his “younger brother” and DMK leader M. K. Stalin ahead of the latter’s swearing-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Friday .

In a message in Madurai, he congratulated the DMK for its victory and those who were elected as MLAs in the just-concluded election to the Legislative Assembly.

When contacted, Mr. Alagiri said that he had wished his brother, but due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, he had preferred to remain at home. However, it is expected that his son and daughter may attend the swearing-in ceremony be held at Raj Bhavan on Friday.

In the run-up to the elections, Mr Alagiri had claimed his brother would never become the Chief Minister.

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