Dravida Munnetra KazhagamDravida Munnetra Kazhagam
(DMK) is a regional political party in the Tamil Nadu
state of India
. It was founded by C N Annadurai as a breakaway faction from Dravida Kazhagam, headed by Periyar
. The party is currently headed by M Karunanidhi, the former Chief Minister
of the state.
It was a part of the ruling National Democratic Alliance of India. It pulled out on December 20, 2003.