Published On: Tue, Sep 12th, 2017

AIADMK General Council ousts Sasikala and her nephew Dinakaran

Chennai: Acting on expected lines, the ruling AIADMK on Tuesday cancelled the appointment of jailed VK Sasikala as party General Secretary. The appointment of her nephew TTV Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary also stands cancelled, said a party leader.

Also, the council nullified the decisions taken by Dinakaran

The decision was taken at the meeting of the AIADMK party general council and subsequently made public.

Sasikala was appointed as General Secretary last December following the death of party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Sasikala had appointed Dinakaran as Deputy General Secretary before going to jail.

Besides sacking Sasikala and her nephew, the general council also resolved to restore all those who were party office bearers appointed by Jayalalithaa. They will continue to hold office now, it said.

Also, the council nullified the decisions taken by Dinakaran.

The council also ratified the recent merger of the two factions led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

 

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