Thiruchittrambalam said the land was donated to the government by his forefathers on behalf of the AIADMK party and only 'true' party functionaries have the right to maintain the statue.
Thennarsu said Palaniswami made allegations against the government since he was unable to digest the goodwill it has earned from the public.
Palaniswami submits memorandum to Ravi, blames govt for Coimbatore blast, says TASMAC ‘loot’ goes straight to min
The affidavit was filed in response to a petition filed by OPS challenging the Madras High Court’s September 2 verdict that restored EPS as the AIADMK’s single leader.
The division bench in its 127-page order observed that a single judge’s order had created a functional deadlock in the party as there was no possibility for EPS and OPS to act jointly.
No need to call on Amit Shah during his pvt visits to Tamil Nadu, asserts Palaniswami
The former chief minister inspected the situation in villages such as Nallur and Vettankudi and interacted with farmers and heard their grievances along the way.
The submission was made by State Public Prosecutor (SPP) Hasan Mohammed Jinnah before Justice V Sivagnanam when a petition filed by N Rajasekaran of Tiruvarur came up for hearing.
"A few months ago, Stalin warned his party cadre that he would act as a dictator and take action against erring cadre, but is now saying that unruly party cadre are giving him sleepless nights.”
However, Tantea has sent notices to the retired workers in an attempt to shift them to accommodate other workers.
Tantea was established during former Chief Minister CN Annadurai’s tenure, in 1968, as a rehabilitation measure for Sri Lanka-returned Tamils.
Various political parties in TN urged the State government to find and punish those responsible for the Coimbatore cylinder explosion.
Former chief minister O Panneerselvam said he does not want to comment on the Justice Arumugasamy Commission’s report, as a few of them are planning to approach the court.
Among the AIADMK leaders arrested were Palaniswami, SP Velumani and D Jayakumar. They and other party members were on a fast in the stadium, and broke it being being let off by the police.
The Speaker repeatedly said he would give time to the AIADMK once the question hour was over.
OPS and the three MLAs occupied their regular seats while Leader of the Opposition EPS and the MLAs supporting him stayed away from the House.
Leader of the Opposition Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) on Wednesday questioned the efficacy of Operation Lightning under which 3,905 “rowdies” were arrested.
He claimed the ruling party has not kept up its election promises particularly scrapping the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) immediately after it came to power.
Minister of Commercial Taxes and Registration P Moorthy on Friday refuted allegations raised by AIADMK interim general secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami.
"The AIADMK government had also carried out various measures to assist the firecracker industry in Sivakasi. We had also set up a hospital there exclusively to treat burn injuries.