In a joint statement, Panneerselvam and Palaniswami said the action was being taken against the partymen for "acting in contravention to the party's policies and ideals," and for "bringing disrepute" to it.
The session will also see Dhinakaran making his debut in the Assembly after having won the December 21 Radhakrishnan Nagar bypoll by a thumping margin of 40,000 votes against E Madhusudhanan of the AIADMK.
In his greetings to Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, K Palaniswami said, "I am very happy to convey my hearty greetings and good wishes to you and your family on the occasion of New Year, 2018". CM Palaniswami also greeted Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
As the campaign for the December 21 bye-election to RK Nagar assembly constitunecy draws to a close tomorrow, Palaniswami and DMK working president M K Stalin made a whirlwind tour of the constituency.
After several failed attempts, the much-awaited merger of the two warring factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) was announced on Monday afternoon. The union wasn’t without the drama that has characterized events of the past several months. At the last minute, former chief minister O. Panneerselvam and chief minister Edappadi K. […]