CHENNAI: On the eve of the party’s 51st foundation day, AIADMK interim general secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami held a close-door meeting with senior party leaders at the party headquarters.
The EPS camp discussed the celebration of the foundation day and also explored strategies over the issue related to seating arrangements at the state assembly for the AIADMK legislatures, said party insiders.
Since Speaker M Appavu has not responded to EPS camp regarding their petition to permit R B Udhayakumar in the Business Advisory Committee and exclude ousted AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam from the AIADMK section in the assembly, the EPS camp discussed on various possibilities to strategies their move on Monday, when the session starts.
"They are like to boycott the session if OPS is continue to sit next to our leader (EPS), " said a source in EPS camp.
They have also decided to celebrate the foundation day at 9 am at the party office by paying floral tribute.
EPS joined by senior leaders presidium chairman A Tamil Magan Hussain, deputy general secretary K P Munusamy, organising secretary C Ponnaiyan and senior leaders Dindigul Srinivasan Velmani, Natham Viswanathan, S Velumani, P Thangamani, D Jayakumar, C Ve Shanmugam, Gokula Indira and Pollachi Jayaraman participated during the meeting.
Meanwhile, ousted AIADMK leader OPS camp decided to celebrate the foundation day by paying tribute to M G Ramachandran’s statue at his memorial house in T Nagar.