While Palaniswami paid tributes to Muthuramalinga Thevar in Chennai, Panneerselvam paid homage to him in Periyakulam
After reaching the memorial of Muthuramalingam, she garlanded the leader’s statue adorned with the golden armour presented by Jayalalithaa seven years ago.
Presently, the AIADMK is too weak to challenge the DMK, says Prof Ramu Manivannan, head of the department of politics and public administration, University of Madras
Party functionaries, however, appear to be warming up to the notion of having her back
Dhinakaran, who paid floral tributes to Marudu brothers on the occasion of ‘Guru Pooja’ on Wednesday, later addressed reporters.
Amidst the uproar in the AIADMK over O Panneerselvam’s remark on VK Sasikala, the latter has begun her one-week-long tour of several districts on Tuesday.
Panneerselvam's remarks come days after the party's co-coordinator Edappadi Palaniswami categorically denied that Sasikala would be admitted into the party
In an amusing turn of events, the State government has found itself drawn into the VK Sasikala-AIADMK leadership tussle.
The complaint was lodged at the Mambalam police station by the party’s organisational secretary D Jayakumar.
In a letter to the supporters published in her souvenir released on October 17, to commemorate the golden jubilee year of the AIADMK, Sasikala had asked,
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.
Without hitting out at anyone in the AIADMK, Sasikala chanted the ‘unity mantra’ as she did when she decided to keep away from politics eight months ago.
This call from Sasikala as the AIADMK steps into its golden jubilee year assumes significance.
He was received by his lawyer outside the Bengaluru Central Prison at Parapanna Agrahara. According to sources, Sudhakaran left for Chennai immediately after his release.
A number of her supporters gathered at the Jayalalithaa memorial and greeted her. On her way to the Marina from her T Nagar residence, Sasikala used a car with an AIADMK flag.