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OPS, EPS camps to hold merger talks soon

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu),[India] 

The (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) faction on Friday announced the setting up of a committee to oversee talks between the camps headed by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and his predecessor O. Panneerselvam.

OPS campaign leader, K. Pandiarajan told ANI, "We have a got a formal invite from EPS (CM Edapadi Palaniswami) camp for appointing a committee. We have agreed that we will go ahead and nominate the committee very soon by the end of the day."

Pandirajan informed that they have already submitted lakhs of affidavits, adding that they will continue to do work towards the goal of having talks with the rival faction.

"We will engage in discussions with the other party," he added.

Talks for a between the OPSand EPS camps gained ground after an FIR was registered against T.T.V. Dinakaran for bribing Election Commission officials for staking claim of the 'Two Leaves' symbol of the party.

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 19:07 IST