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AIADMK MLA who switched sides to join Dhinakaran, stripped of party post

A Prabhu, the party's Kallakurichi legislator, was relieved as the Villupuram secretary of a key youth wing of the AIADMK

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Dhinakaran
File photo of rebel AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran, | Photo: PTI

n AIADMK MLA who recently joined dissident leader T T V was stripped off a party post on Monday.

AIADMK O Panneerselvam and co-K Palaniswami said in a statement that A Prabhu, the party's Kallakurichi legislator, was being relieved as the Villupuram (south) of a key youth wing of the AIADMK.

They did not assign any reason for the move.

Palaniswami is also of while Panneerselvam is his deputy.

Prabhu had on February 23 called on at his residence here and said he had joined the latter's camp out of his own volition.

He had then said that and his aunt and deposed V K Sasikala only had the capability to steer the party.

Sasikala is currently serving a prison term at in Bengaluru after being convicted in a disproportionate assets case.

In a separate statement, Panneerselvam and Palaniswami announced the expulsion of three functionaries from AIADMK's Villupuram (South) unit for allegedly bring disrepute to the party.

First Published: Mon, April 09 2018. 20:42 IST
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