Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, who will be on a three-day visit to New Delhi from Thursday, will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss financial allocation for Tamil Nadu projects, division of the state. In case of central tax including GST, also on the amount allocated for flood relief.
Stalin, who will meet Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and other political leaders during his visit, will inaugurate the DMK’s new office ‘Anna-Kalaignar Arivalayam’ in Delhi.
Stalin said on Wednesday that his DMK’s New Delhi office, named ‘Anna-Kaligner Arivalium’ and to be inaugurated by him on April 2, was a symbol of the party’s indispensability in national politics.
In a letter to the cadres, Stalin, who is also the president of the DMK, said that the three-storey office being built on Deendayal Upadhyaya Marg was built according to Dravidian architecture, has all the facilities of a modern building and also a library.
The office has been named after two top leaders of the party, the former chief minister, the late CN Annadurai and the ‘Kalaignar’ M. In the name of compassion, he said.
He said the inaugural function was set up in New Delhi to write the history of South India and the office would be an important place for the party and its policies and a vehicle for implementing the “Dravidian model”.
The DMK is turning the inauguration of the party office in New Delhi on April 2 into a major political event to take Stalin to the national stage. In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, there is talk of Stalin emerging as a front-line leader by allying himself with the Congress against the BJP.
With input from IANS
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