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Jayalalithaa death: Panneerselvam ready to pay for CM's response on probe

The OPS-led AIADMK faction has been demanding an independent investigation in the matter

Press Trust of India  |  Tiruvarur 

Tamil Nadu, Panneerselvam
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam meditates at J Jayalalithaa's burial site at the Marina Beach, Chennai. (File photo: PTI)

(Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) faction leader O Panneerselvam on Sunday offered Rs 10,000 to anyone asking and getting a reply from Chief Minister K Palaniswami to whether he would order a judicial probe into the death of late Chief Minister

He stated this while participating at the birth centenary celebrations of late Chief Minister in Tiruvarur.

Former Chief Minister Panneerselvam reiterated that his party's "dharma yudh" would continue till the 'mysterious knots' in the death of were removed.

Panneerselvam-led faction had on March 8 staged a one-day fast in Tiruvarur and in the district capitals, demanding an independent probe into the demise of

Hitting out at (Amma) leader V K Sasikala, he said she was unlike Jayalalithaa or her mentor M G Ramachandan who did not bring their family members into

Sasikala wanted to bring 16 of her family members, who were "removed" from AIADMK by Jayalalithaa for trying to dominate the party.

Even Sasikala was removed from the party by Jayalalithaa, but she was readmitted after she apologised, Panneerselvam said.

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First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 20:52 IST