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Triple Talaq

Counterfeit Renaissance MSS PANDIAN's piece (June 25) has no iota of fact in its contents. Originally, V Gopalsamy faced various problems from the high command. Gopalsamy was very loyal to the high command and to Karunanidhi. Due to his sincerity and honesty in public life, he is respected by DMK cadres especially youngsters. Therefore, Karunanidhi's son Stalin could emerge as leader of DMK. Under these circumstances, Karunanidhi and other second rank leaders loyal to his family tried to install and project Stalin as leader next to Kalainagar. But they failed in their attempts. Finally, Karunanidhi met the press and released a letter stating that the LTTE was going to assassinate him to promote Gopalsamy in DMK party. This was meant to isolate Gopalsamy from party cadres. This calculation also misfired. After that Gopalsamy convened the general council at Trichy. A number of genuine DMK cadres and leaders attended the council. Unfortunately, due to some reasons, Gopalsamy was forced to name his party as Marumalarchi DMK.

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