Panneerselvam Expelled From AIADMK, Edapadi Palanisamy Elected As Legislature Party Leader

Within hours of the Supreme Court pronouncing AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala guilty in the disproportionate assets case, a section of the party MLAs elected Edapadi K Palanisamy as the legislature leader at an emergency meeting convened at Golden Bay resort in Kuvathur. Sasikala expelled caretaker Chief Minister O Panneerselvam from the party by removing him from the primary membership of AIADMK. The Sasikala camp wrote to Governor Vidyasagar Rao seeking his appointment at the earliest.