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Panneerselvam EXPELLED from AIADMK; Edappadi new party chief

By Vicky

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has been expelled from the primary membership of the party, while senior leader and minister Edappadi Palaniswamy has been elected as the new leader of the AIADMK legislature party. The decision to appoint Palaniswamy comes in the wake of Sasikala being convicted by the Supreme Court in the disproportionate assets case.

Meanwhile, all the MLAs who supported Panneerselvam have been sacked as well.

[Sasikala convicted, ordered to be taken into custody]

Edapaddi Palaniswamy

Following the conviction, Sasikala held a meeting of her party legislators at the Golden Bay Resort near Chennai. It was decided to appoint Palaniswamy as the new chief as Saskilala will have to go to jail and serve four years. At the meeting, that was attended by many including family members of Sasikala, it was also decided to sack OPS from the party's primary membership.

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