O Pannerselvam

O. Panneerselvam is the current chief minister of Tamil Nadu and a member of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). He swore into the role on December 6, 2016, in the aftermath of the death of later chief minister, Jayalalithaa. This is his third term as chief minister of the state. Last two times he held the position were in 2001-02 and 2014-15. On both these ocassions he replaced Jayalalithaa who was barred to take on the role by

the courts. Panneerselvam's initiation into politics happened in 1996 when he became the chairman of Periyakulam municipality. A staunch loyalist of Jayalalithaa, Panneerselvam refused to occupy the late AIDMK leader's seat in office after her death and instead kept a picture of her on it.

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O Raja was re-inducted following 'forget and forgive' policy: AIADMK

O Raja was re-inducted into the party only after he had expressed regret for his action, Jayakumar said, but refused to divulge what kind of 'anti-party activity' actually prompted the leadership to sack him.

O Paneerselvam like a brother, we will work together soon: Tamil Nadu Minister

"There are certain forces to create problems," he said. "OPS (Paneerselvam) is like a brother and the Two Leaves symbol will be retrieved at the earliest and both will work together," S P Velumani said

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Sasikala convicted in DA case: Key facts about late Jayalalithaa's closest aide

Being the closest aide of Jayalalithaa, it was she who stood unyielding beside her in the last hours before her death.

Tamil Nadu crisis: Why the S R Bommai case might be invoked to resolve the problem

The judgment stated that the only way to determine support enjoyed by a particular state government would be by means of a floor test.

Panneerselvam destroying AIADMK, says an emotional Sasikala; CM says 'shedding crocodile tears won't help'

In an open war, care taker chief minister of Tamil Nadu O Pannerselvam and AIADMK Sasikala lashed out at each other as crisis in the party deepened further on Sunday.

AIADMK crisis LIVE updates: Sasikala meets Governor, stakes claim to form govt in Tamil Nadu

Panneerselvam met the governor at 5 pm today and apprised him of the prevailing situation in Tamil Nadu. Sasikala met Vidyasagar Rao at 7:30 pm.

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O Panneerselvam sacked as AIADMK treasurer after rebellion against Sasikala

Earlier, Panneerselvam had said his main job after Jayalalithaa's death was to protect the image of the party and the government as left by the late chief minister, but attempts were made to "sabotage" his endeavours.

O Panneerselvam launches his rebellion against Sasikala, says he was forced to resign as Tamil Nadu CM

Panneerselvam said his main job after Jayalalithaa's death was to protect the image of the party and the government as left by the late chief minister, but attempts were made to "sabotage" his endeavours.

DA case: Special court issues order for release of Jayalalithaa

Groups of AIADMK supporters had gathered at some places chanting slogans hailing their leader.

TN eyes Rs 20,000 cr from India Inc

TN FM Pannerselvam indicated this during the presentation of the budget in the Assembly.

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It's AIADMK Vs AIADMK, Panneerselvam Camp Sacks Sasikala & Entire Tamil Nadu Cabinet

If you thought Thursday’s swearing-in ceremony brought an end to the political crisis in Tamil Nadu, think again. The O Panneerselvam camp hasn’t yet given up. the OPS camp claimed to have “removed” AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala and her two relatives from the party. E Madhusudanan, who was earlier removed as the party’s presidium […]

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