TNCC Chief Denies Move to Sack Him

Published: 02nd November 2015 03:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd November 2015 03:41 AM   |  A+A-

CHENNAI:TNCC president EVKS Elangovan on Sunday denied reports of any move to remove him from the post under pressure from leaders of other factions.

Elangovan was appointed as TNCC president a year ago after former Union Minister GK Vasan split from the Congress and formed the Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC).

It was said other senior leaders had joined hands demanding Elangovan’s removal and met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi with a series of complaints against him.

They had claimed that Elangovan had not come up with any strategy to face the Assembly elections, and demanded his removal prior to the polls. 

According to them, Elangovan was functioning in an authoritative manner. He was neither treating senior leaders with respect nor giving prominence to his supporters, thereby demoralising cadre, the leaders had complained. They had also accused Elangovan of not inviting other leaders to party events. They had demanded the nomination of a leader acceptable to all.

The other leaders who had allegedly ganged up against Elangovan include Chidambaram, and former TNCC presidents KV Thangkabalu, Kumari Anandan and M Krishnasamy.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp