Karunandhi starts a row over seat for Stalin

Chennai, May 23 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi on Monday complained that Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK had insulted his party at the swearing-in ceremony of the new government with party leader M.K. Stalin relegated to the back rows.

In a statement issued here Karunanidhi said that the DMK, by winning 89 seats in the elections will be the principal opposition party in the assembly and Stalin will be on the front rows, while at the ceremony, R.Sarathkumar, of All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi, was seated in the front row, and Stalin and other DMK leaders alloted seat in the tenth row.

Governor K.Rosaiah administred oath of office and secretary to Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa and her 28 ministers at a funtion held at the Madras University’s Centenary Hall.

–IANS

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