The delegation also urged the Governor to call for a detailed report on the conduct of the elections and take action against all erring persons in the State machinery.
Seeking to play down the golden jubilee celebrations for the AIADMK by Sasikala, Jayakumar described it as an effort to create confusion and said it would not have any impact on the party's cadre.
He claimed that the rule of law prevailed during the AIADMK government tenure, which even received an award for best governance.
The minister added that Palaniswami was blabbering on and on as he fears his party’s defeat in the upcoming rural local body elections in nine districts in the State.
Addressing party meetings in Sankarankovil and Tirunelveli on Friday, Palaniswami said, “In the last Assembly polls, we received more votes from the rural areas than urban parts of the State.
During his speech, Palaniswami claimed there were no rowdies or kangaroo courts during the AIADMK regime.
Ten suspects except Jayalalithaa’s former driver Kanagaraj, who died in a road accident, had been arrested and released on bail.
The accused in the case D Deepu, MS Satheesan and A Santhosh Samy have filed the revision petition against the refusal of the trial court to summon the former CM and others.
Observing there was ‘prima facie case’ for challenging the defamation petition, Judge M Nirmal Kumar adjourned the case for September 3.
“It is learnt that due to the inefficiency of TNCSC, the Rs 2,000 crore subsidy meant for the Custom Milled Rice (CMR) was not received from the Union government,” Palaniswami claimed.
The counsel sought the exemption on the grounds that the AIADMK leaders have to discharge their democratic responsibilities as the State Assembly is in session.
“We want all the nine to be included as defence witnesses and prayed for setting aside the order of the sessions court,” advocate K Vijayan, representing the petitioners, said on Monday.
The personal assistant of former chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has been accused of collecting lakhs of rupees from scores of people after assuring them government jobs.
Palaniswami was accompanied by AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and other senior party leaders.
As the House began its business, Palaniswami raised an issue and spoke for a minute.