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Azhagiri posters rake up controversry, DMK warns of strict action

Posted on Jan 30, 10:41AM | UNI

Chennai, Jan 29 : As the city was awash with posters, which seemed to indirectly allude DMK Madurai strongman M K Azhagiri's disappointment over proclamation of his younger brother M K Stalin as successor to party chief M Karunanidhi, the DMK High Command today warned of stringent action against those who had come up with such posters

The supporters of Mr Azhagiri had come up with posters in the city ahead of his birthday tomorrow containing slogans apparently expressing his displeasure over Mr Karunanidhi's announcement that Mr Stalin would be his successor

In a statement here, the DMK said the supporters of Mr Azhagiri, under the guise of greeting and extolling him, has come up with posters across the city that contained slogans aimed at causing disrepute to the party

It said those who had come up with such posters would be identified and stringent action would be taken

It said the supporters had come out with posters without identifying themselves

'Whoever acts in a manner causing disrepute to the party and whoever they may be, stringent action will be taken against them', the DMK High Command warned on the eve of Mr Azhagiri's birthday