DMK chief congratulates Badal, Ibobi Singh
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Last Updated: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 15:15
Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Wednesday congratulated Chief Ministers of Punjab and Manipur, Parkash Singh Badal and O Ibobi Singh, respectively, for their poll victories.

In a telegram to Badal, whose SAD-BJP combine retained their hold, Karunanidhi said voters had reposed their faith in the leader through the electoral mandate.

"With your long and varied experience, I am quite confident that you will provide an excellent governance to the people of Punjab," he said while wishing Badal good health and happiness.

He expressed confidence that expectations and aspirations of people of Punjab will be fulfilled during Badal's stint as Chief Minister.

In a separate message to Badal's son Sukhbir Singh, President of Akali Dal, Karunanidhi said the party stood for the uplift of poor and downtrodden, adding, his father always was at the forefront of protecting backward classes and minorities.

In his message to Ibobi Singh, Karunanidhi greeted him for his "brilliant victory," and expressed confidence that Singh would provide excellent "governance" to the people.


First Published: Wednesday, March 07, 2012, 15:15

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