Logo


Peace of wisdom dawns on AIADMK as Palaniswami masters internal challenges

The party has been facing turbulent times, such as power struggles, divisions among top leaders and ministers, and the absence of a charismatic leader after Jayalalithaa

E Palaniswami
O Panneerselvam recently announced E Palaniswami would be the AIADMK's CM candidate for the 2021 polls

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party in power in Tamil Nadu, has ended an internal power tussle between Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam – something which was threatening the party’s future.   After a marathon meeting, which started on October 6 and continued till 3 am on October 7, Panneerselvam announced Palaniswami, 66, would be the party’s chief ministerial candidate for next year’s assembly election.   Panneerselvam was chief minister whenever J Jayalaithaa had to vacate ...