Wednesday, February 21, 2018 06:12:44 PM

I will be CM if DMK wins assembly polls: Karunanidhi

By India News, India Breaking News, Latest news headlines in India - Oneindia News - Tue May 10, 9:46 am

93-year-old DMK President M Karunanidhi today said he will be the Chief Minister if his party wins the May 16 assembly election and forms government in Tamil Nadu and his son M K Stalin has to wait “till nature does something to me.”

“Stalin himself doesn’t want to become Chief Minister. He wants DMK President (Karunanidhi) to become Chief Minister. I have never lost (an election) since 1957. Therefore, if I win, it will be the sixth time (as Chief Minister),” he said.

Responding to a question if he will pave the way for youngsters in the party in the event of DMK winning the elections, Karunanidhi asserted that he will lead the government if his party is voted back to power in coming elections and that DMK Treasurer Stalin was “among the first” who wanted him to be the Chief Minister.

Asked what he had to say to those in the party who wanted Stalin to be given an opportunity (as Chief Minister), Karunanidhi quipped “if he has to get a chance (then) nature has to do something to me….

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