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AIADMK passes resolution to sack Sasikala as interim general

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The unified today resolved to annul the appointment of V K Sasikala as the party's interim general secretary, party sources said.

It said the party cannot accept anyone else other than its founder, the late M G Ramachandran, and the late chief minister as general secretary.

A meeting of the general council, the apex decision making body of the party, and the executive committee passed a resolution to cancel Sasikala's appointment, sources said.

The meeting also resolved to amend the party's by-laws, indicating that there would be no general secretary in the future.

Party affairs would now be managed by a steering committee, as announced during the of the factions led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his Deputy O Panneerselvam on August 21.

Today's meeting was the first since the of the two factions.

It was attended by, among others, Palaniswami and Panneerselvam and presided over by party presidium chairman E Madusudhanan.

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 12:48 IST