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Palaniswami made AIADMK interim common secretary after Madras HC permits get together meet to go forward

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Monday elevated former Chief Minister Edappadi Ok Palaniswami because the interim common secretary of the get together, The Indian Specific reported.

The choice was among the many 16 resolutions handed unanimously by the get together throughout the get together’s common council assembly in Chennai, in line with The Hindu.

Palaniswami’s elevation got here quickly after the Madras Excessive Courtroom dismissed a plea filed by AIADMK Treasurer O Panneerselvam in search of to stall the assembly, in line with NDTV.

The AIADMK has witnessed a tussle for energy between Panneerselvam and Palaniswami. Presently, each of them are leaders of the get together, occupying positions as coordinator and joint coordinator, respectively.

The 2 positions had been created throughout the common council assembly on September 12, 2017, after the get together gave the honorary title of ‘everlasting common secretary’ to late former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Whereas the faction led by Palaniswami wished the get together to do away with the twin management, the concept has been opposed by the Panneerselvam-led camp, which says it will quantity to a betrayal of Jayalalithaa.

Throughout the get together’s final common council assembly on June 23, AIADMK members had shouted slogans demanding “single management” throughout the get together underneath Palaniswami. He was additionally honoured with a adorned crown, a sword and sceptre by supporters amid chants. Panneerselvam was compelled to stroll out of the assembly as bottles had been hurled at him.

Panneerselvam additionally suffered a setback final week when the Supreme Courtroom stayed a Madras Excessive Courtroom order that prevented the AIADMK from passing new resolutions in its common council conferences.

A trip bench of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Krishna Murari had mentioned that courts can’t intervene with the internal functioning of a political get together.

On Monday, forward of the get together’s common council assembly, clashes had been reported between supporters of Palaniswami and Panneerselvam, The Quint reported.

The 2 teams had been additionally seen pelting stones at one another and burning posters. Some individuals reportedly sustained accidents, in line with PTI.



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