How Stalin’s quartet is transforming DMK
- The inside story of how a crumbling political party was modernized and made fighting fit in time for 2021 polls.
- The singular purpose of the new entity was to ensure that there was full time, round-the-clock responsibility in all 234 assembly constituencies. That would mean going down to the last mile
MADURAI : Around October 2017, Sivaprakasan, nearly 80-years-old, was feeling very stressed in Anna Arivalayam, the headquarters of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). He had meticulously kept election records, crunched numbers, predicted good, bad and swing booths for the DMK for decades. But now, party men who were assigned to fund his professional enterprise had shown persistent reluctance.