In a sudden turn of events, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister D. Jayakumar on Tuesday announced that the state ministers have chose to keep out jailed AIADMK leader Sasikala, her nephew Dinakaran and his family out of the party.
Both of them should also be dismissed from the AIADMK, he told the media.
Reports suggest that the AIADMK ministers met and chose to oust Sasikala and Dinakaran from AIADMK with a view to accepting a major condition of former CM O. Panneer Selvam for real unity of the party founded by MGR and developed very carefully by Jayalalithaa. "They claim to have removed Sasikala's family but they have to take back the affidavit submitted to the Election Commission calling Sasikala [the party's] general secretary and TTV Dhinakaran as deputy general secretary", he added.
Panneerselvam had earlier demanded a CBI probe into the death of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
Amid reports that the talks had hit a roadblock with leaders of the two factions insisting on the Chief Minister's post, the former minister said that they never asked for the post of the CM or party general secretary. Jeyanandh had said in his Facebook post, "Except Sasikala no one else.The decision taken by ministers now to set aside Sasikala's family was suggested by us before months.it is a late but wise decision".
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Panneerselvam on Wednesday said the ouster of the rival AIADMK faction's two leaders was his faction's first victory in the "dharma yudh". But he says he will quit as deputy general secretary of AIADMK Amma only after consulting the general secretary, which is Sasikala herself! Sasikala's group has about 120 legislators and it is the faction of the AIADMK that is in power. "All 30 members of the Sasikala family should be kept away from party affairs and an official statement should be issued", he added.
On Tuesday night, Jayakumar said a committee will be formed to run the party. "They can put me behind bars at the most". They also extended a hand of friendship to the Panneerselvam camp.
The Election Commission had frozen the "two leaves" symbol of AIADMK due to competing claims from Sasikala and Panneerselvam.
He said the families of Dinakaran and Sasikala had undergone sufferings and also contributed to the party's growth. We are ready to hold talks with OPS faction on merger.
The latest development in Tamil Nadu's politics comes as AIADMK MP and deputy speaker M. Thambidurai and Jayakumar met Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao separately.