DMK nominates MM Abdulla as party’s RS candidate

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Chennai:  The ruling DMK has nominated M.M. Abdulla as the party candidate for the September 13 Rajya Sabha bypoll from Tamil Nadu.

Abdulla is a young DMK leader from the Pudukkottai district. He was made the joint-secretary of the party’s NRI wing in January 2021.

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The bypoll was necessitated following the death of AIADMK leader and Rajya Sabha member A. Mohammedjan in March, 2021.

Abdulla is likely to be elected unopposed as the DMK has a majority of its own in the state Assembly. His nomination is likely to garner support of the minority for the party.

Sources within the party told IANS that Abdulla was a nominee of the DMK youth wing leader and MLA from Chepauk, Udhayanidhi Stalin who is the son of Chief Minister M.K. Stalin.-IANS

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