AIADMK rival factions clash

Group clashes erupted  between rival factions of AIADMK at Nethaji Nagar in RK Nagar constituency on Thursday where former Chief Minister O Paneerselvam was campaigning for E Madhusudanan. 

Published: 07th April 2017 02:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th April 2017 04:52 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Group clashes erupted  between rival factions of AIADMK at Nethaji Nagar in RK Nagar constituency on Thursday where former Chief Minister O Paneerselvam was campaigning for E Madhusudanan.  Sources said stone pelting between them left nine members, including a sitting Melur MLA Perumpullan and two ex-MLAs, injured. Sources claimed OPS supporters attacked the rival faction with sharp weapons and stones. The  injured were rushed to Stanley Hospital and later moved to a private hospital in the city where Chief Minister Edapadi K Palanisamy and his cabinet colleagues visited them, Revenue minister RB Udaya Kumar told  Express. He added that a complaint has been lodged against Panneerselvam, his brother, son and others. Babu Murugavel, an advocate from AIADMK -PT Amma, said only Dhinakaran’s men attacked Panneerselvam’s supporters.   

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