Udhayanidhi Stalin, the son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin, will be sworn in as a Minister in the Cabinet next week. He is a DMK MLA from Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni Assembly constituency.
Udhayanidhi who is also the DMK youth wing secretary, will get the Rural Development and Special Programmes portfolio according to reports. He is referred to as ‘the rising son’ of the DMK and he is the third generation leader from the family. He was appointed as the secretary of the DMK youth wing in 2019, a post that his father Stalin held for nearly 3 decades.
Stalin became the President of the DMK in 2018 after his father M Karunanidhi passed away. He took on the mantle of chief minister after the DMK -led coalition won the assembly elections in 2021.