VIEW PICS | AIADMK factional feud: Party HQ sealed after clashes; General Council elects EPS as interim general secretary while OPS sacked
It was a day of high drama and tension for Tamil Nadu's principal opposition party, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party. Bringing dual leadership in the party to an end, the executive general council elected Edappady K Palaniswami (EPS) as its Interim General Secretary and vested in him full powers to helm the organisation, in a meeting at Vanagaram in Chennai today. The party's General Council meet also expelled rival leader O Panneerselvam (OPS) from the party's primary membership and post as treasurer. Following acts of violence by supporters of the two factions, the party headquarters in Royapettah was sealed by revenue authorities.
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