Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sep 2 (ANI): Expelled Dravida Munnetra Khazhagam (DMK) leader MK Alagiri on Sunday asserted that he will definitely hold a rally at his late father M Karunanidhi’s memorial on September 5.Also Read - Centre Urges States to Impose Lockdown-like Restrictions in Districts Reporting Positivity Rate Above 10%

“I am the son of Karunanidhi. I do what I say,” Alagiri told reporters here when asked about the rally. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Lockdown Update: Govt Extends Restrictions Till August 9, Check What’s Allowed, What’s Not

On August 25, Alagiri, the elder son of Karunanidhi, had said that his rally on September 5 would be a threat to the DMK. Also Read - Breaking News Highlights: Ashwini Vaishnaw to Make Statement on Pegasus Case in Rajya Sabha Tomorrow

“Yes definitely, it (rally) will be a threat. I have never aspired for any post in the party ever, even when Karunanidhi was alive. Stalin is in a haste to claim the presidency,” said Alagiri, who was ousted from the party in 2014.

The political battle between the brothers intensified after Alagiri on August 13 claimed that his father’s “true relatives” were on his side.

However, Stalin, in a clear majority, was elected as the party president by the DMK general council on August 28. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.