Amid chaos, the AIADMK General Council (GC) assembly on Thursday introduced that the one and solely demand of the GC members is to usher in a system of a single management for the occasion, favouring Joint Coordinator Edappadi Okay Palaniswami (EPS).
The Executive and General Council meet held collectively noticed EPS rising because the supreme chief and he was honoured with a adorned crown, a sword and sceptre by supporters.
EPS’s colleague and coordinator O Panneerselvam, popularly referred to as OPS was apparently snubbed within the meet and impolite slogans have been shouted towards him.
The meet, which caught to the one and solely demand of constructing EPS the supreme occasion chief, turned out to be a full present of energy of the Palaniswami camp with OPS followers closely outnumbered.
Panneerselvam camp promptly declared the proceedings invalid and OPS, a three-time Chief Minister is prone to air-dash to Delhi to discover choices like approaching the Election Commission to take ahead his struggle towards EPS faction.
While the EPS camp asserted that the GC would meet once more on July 11 to elect Palaniswami because the occasion head, OPS group mentioned that it’s not potential as solely coordinator and joint coordinator had the powers to convene the meet and never the presidium chairman.
The meet was a pointer to the area and caste-based groupings inside the AIADMK.
Within the occasion, most belonging to the Vanniyakula Kshathriyas group often known as Vanniyars, dominant in northern Tamil Nadu and the Gounders, seen as movers and shakers of the western area favoured EPS.
Panneerselvam’s loyalists largely belong to the southern elements of the state and to the Mukkulathor group, a Most Backward Caste like Vanniyars. While OPS hails from the Mukkulathor group, EPS is a Gounder.
In OPS’s dwelling district of Theni, his supporters staged protest demonstrations and burnt effigies of EPS. The western area of Tamil Nadu is taken into account to be a conventional bastion of the AIADMK.