DMK removes Minister Masthan from party post

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Chennai, Jun 11 (PTI) The ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday removed Minister for Minorities Welfare and Non-Resident Tamils Welfare 'Gingee' K S Masthan from the post of Villupuram North unit secretary with immediate effect.

A party statement issued by General Secretary and Minister Duraimurugan said Dr P Sekar has been appointed as 'party in-charge' replacing Masthan.

Duraimurugan appealed to party cadres, district office-bearers to extend their cooperation to Sekar.

In another statement, DMK said it has appointed Dr P Goutham Sigamani as the party 'in-charge' in Villupuram South following the demise of district secretary N Pughazhenthi. PTI VIJ SS