BJP leaders had reportedly questioned the DMK move to invite the opposition parties alleging that the event was just an excuse to bring all of them together.
Sources had claimed that IT sleuths had found cash worth Rs 4.5 crore as well as documents worth Rs 89 crore from searches conducted at 32 places.
Working president of the party, MK Stalin, is participating in the strike from Tiruchirappalli.
This comes at the heels of the FIR filed against leader of opposition MK Stalin and his party legislators and cadres for holding a protest on Marina beach on Saturday.
Sources in the DMK say that the party is likely to back Panneerselvam in Tamil Nadu stalemate.
MK Stalin on SC conviction of Sasikala: “This will serve as an example and I hope that politicians are corruption- free in public life.”
While an employee is entitled to a holiday under compulsory holiday category, a holiday under restricted clause is allowed after prior permission.
Stalin, who served as deputy chief minister in the earlier 2006-2011 DMK regime, was also the mayor of Chennai city.
Karunanidhi in hospital: The DMK chief has been undergoing treatment for back pain at his residence.
Stalin called the Centre’s move “condemnable” and urged it to ease the norms for cash disbursal.
After being elected first as an MLA in 1989, 63-year old Stalin on Saturday was officially named Leader of the Opposition for the first time in his political career spanning over 40 years.
He also plans to hold a public meeting with all the party officials
Congress – DMK alliance has 17 members in the 30 member Territorial Assembly. PCC President Namassivayam will accompany Narayanasamy, said AICC Secretary Chinna Reddy.
Jayalalithaa does well to reach out to Stalin. But why should the gesture be so exceptional?
A divided opposition and the perception of the DMK as a tainted party helped the AIADMK win Tamil Nadu.