DMK elects party treasurer MK Stalin as its working president in general council meeting in Chennai on Wednesday, while M Karunanidhi will remain on the post of party president.
The meeting was chaired by senior leader K Anbazhagan while the 93-year-old party president was not present as he has been on bed-rest after he was discharged from hospital recently.
The decision was taken days after the ruling party AIADMK party elected Sasikala as its new chief post J Jayalalithaa's death.
The announcement was made at a crucial general body meeting chaired by senior leader K Anbazhagan.During the council meet many other decision has been taken, few are:
# 16 resolutions passed in DMK General Council meet including against demonetisation, urging Centre to mitigate the hardships faced by people.
# DMK general council meeting condoles Jayalalithaa's death; Urges Sri Lanka to immediately release arrested Tamil fishermen with their boat.
# Chennai: DMK leader MK Stalin elected as the party's working president in the general council meeting.
# DMK General council meeting passes resolution urging the Central Govt to take action to lift ban on Jallikattu.