Vastavam web: After 49 years, DMK got a new party president today at the party’s General Council meeting. Stalin unanimously elected as DMK president as no one else filed nomination for the post. Karunanidhi held this post for 49 years till his death. Stalin’s his elder brother MK Alagiri also have aspirations to lead the party but he was suspended from party by Karunanidhi earlier. As he is not in party now, he can’t contest for any post in the party. Stalin has tough challenge ahead to lead DMK in 2019 general elections .