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Delhi Cops At TTV Dinakaran's Door, Serve Summons Close To Midnight

20 April 2017, 06:37 | Erica Roy

"The decision is unanimous and based on the views of all ministers including Chief Minister, MLAs, MPs, public", said minister D Jayakumar after a meeting held at the Chief Minister's home last evening.

Before going to prison, Sasikala had throned her nephew TTV Dhinakaran as the party's General Secretary. But, two senior leaders in Mr. Panneerselvam's camp independently refuted the claim. "Hereafter, we will act independently, without the interference of that family", Tamil Nadu Law Minister C.V. Shanmugam told ANI.

He further said Sasikala and her family has to be kept away from the party directly or indirectly.

She had been elected AIADMK Legislature party leader on February 5 for this objective, but her conviction by Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case dashed hopes of becoming the Chief Minister.

Paneerselvam's hard stand came as a rude shock for the ruling faction's ministers and MLAs, who were on board INS Chennai, the warship dedicated to the city, on Tuesday morning. "This is preposterous", a senior in Mr. Panneerselvam's camp said.

The statement, coming from one of Sasikala's family members at a time when the clan is suffering the ignominy of being shown the door by ministers who had supported it till a few days ago, had surprised many.

"The AIADMK (Amma) faction has constituted a team to hold talks. If we don't follow this path, then it shall be an injustice to the people", he said.

Sasikala will continue to lead the party on paper since the Election Commission is examining the legality of her appointment.


"They should not have any role within the party", he asserted. The duo is accused of attempting to bribe the election commission to get a favourable verdict on the AIADMK two leaves symbol.

A Delhi Court had earlier on Monday sent Sukesh Chandrashekhar, the middleman alleged of striking a deal of Rs. 50 crore to help the AIADMK faction keep the "two leaves" poll symbol, to eight-day long police custody.

No arrest warrant has been issued against Dhinakaran.

He indicated Sasikala that was not apprised of the developments.

In an attempt to enter the state assembly Dinakaran made a decision to contest from the R.K. Nagar assembly constituency where a by-poll was to be held on April 15.

Meanwhile, reports emanating from the OPS camp said that they welcomed the decision to sack TTV and Sasikala from the AIADMK party.

But the Election Commission froze the symbol and asked the two factions to choose other symbols.

The AIADMK was split on February 7, 2016, when Panneerselvam lashed out against AIADMK supremo VK Sasikala, accusing her of usurping power against the will of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa.



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