AIADMK expels VK Sasikala, sidelines Dhinakaran; 'two leaves' symbol to be retrieved

Updated On : 2017-09-13 12:50:50
AIADMK expels Sasikala, says party to retrieve 'two leaves' symbol
AIADMK expels Sasikala, says party to retrieve 'two leaves' symbol
New Delhi:

AIADMK on Tuesday announced the expulsion of jailed leader VK Sasikala from party and fortified temporary general secretary post.

The party passed a resolution in this regard in the general council meeting.

While reading out the resolution, state minister and party leader B Udaykumar told that AIADMK to be unified faction and they will retrieve 'two leaves' party symbol.

Udaykumar said that all office bearers, who are appointed by Amma (Jayalalithaa) as office bearers, will continue in their capacity.

“All those appointed by Amma(Jayalalithaa) as office bearers, to continue,” he said. He said all announcements of TTV Dinakaran are not binding on the party. 

On Monday, the Madras High Court quashed a plea seeking to stay the general council and executive committee meeting called by Chief Minister Palaniswami-led faction of the AIADMK on Tuesday.

Justice C V Karthikeyan dismissed the petition filed by P Vetrivel, MLA, a supporter of sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran, and slapped a fine of Rs one lakh on him for “wasting the time of the court”.

First Published : Tuesday, September 12, 2017 12:13 PM


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