AIADMK GC meet: Officials to seal party HQ; Section 144 imposed

As the Madras High Court cleared decks for AIADMK's next general council, violence erupted at party headquarters in Royapettah leaving a few injured.
Protest outside AIADMK headquarters
Protest outside AIADMK headquarters

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OPS is an individual, can never expel us, says Jayakumar

AIADMK's general council meeting comes to an end after electing EPS as interim general secretary and expelling OPS from the party

OPS stages sit-in protest outside AIADMK headquarters as cops try to clear area

EPS declares Dindigul Srinivasan as AIADMK treasure as OPS was removed from the party

Revenue officials at AIADMK office to seal the property citing it as a 'disputed ' property. Both sides will be given notice and the revenue officials will seal the HQ , said a senior government official on Monday after the violence incidents took place during clashes between two sides - supporting OPS and EPS

OPS tied up with anti social elements and broke the door of AIADMK headquarters. OPS also stole documents and laptops: EPS

Cops to seal AIADMK headquarters. Building to come under police control

He was never to faithful to Amma Jayalalithaa, he adds

OPS never gave his ears to senior leaders and was adamant about dual leadership

AIADMK leader E Palaniswami

EPS says AIADMK cadres should work for the downfall of DMK

EPS or KP Munusamy have no right to dismiss me from the party. I dismiss both of them from the basic membership of the party, OPS talks to reporters outside the party headquarters

The General Council members have unanimously passed the resolution to bring a single leadership into the party: Palaniswami

The AIADMK General Council meet expelled O Panneerselvam from the party's primary membership and his post of treasurer. Panneerselvam's supporters also expelled.

Former AIADMK minister Natham Viswanathan to move a special resolution

OPS has joined hands with DMK to split the party, he adds.

Munusamy says that all the demands raised by AIADMK general council members will be fulfilled

AIADMK General Secretary will bring a resolution to remove O Paneerselvam from the party. Have patience till then. GC members' demand to remove OPS from the party is noted, says Munusamy

We won't take rest till we make Palaniswami the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, says ex-state minister Natham Vishwanathan at AIADMK General Council meeting in Vanagaram

AIADMK former minister Dindigul Srinivasan delivers speech

C Ve Shanmugam and KP Munusamy involve in heated argument on the dais

General council members demands to remove OPS from the party as violence continues to erupt in party headquarters

Viswanathan alleges that OPS is fully responsible for his downfall. "Now OPS chapter is over. He left as political orphan,” he says

Former AIADMK minister Natham Viswanathan also alleged that OPS has two faces. He said that OPS speaks one and his actions would be different

More than 10 injured in violence at party headquarters

AIADMK's general council elects former minister KP Munusamy as deputy general secretary of the party by scrapping deputy coordinator post

AIADMK's fixed deposit at Rs 244.80 cr

After unanimously passing all resolutions, AIADMK former health minister Vijayabaskar declares the income and expenditure of the party

All the 16 resolutions were passed by AIADMK general council

Here are the resolutions adopted by the GC members:

  • Bharat Ratna award for late chief minister J Jayalalithaa

  • Coordinator and deputy coordinator posts scrapped

  • Post of interim general secretary created

  • General council members urged to elect AIADMK'S general secretary

  • The ruling DMK government condemned for scraping AIADMK schemes

  • DMK government slammed for failing to control the sky rocketing prices of essential commodities

  • AIADMK urges both State and centre to stop Karnataka's proposal to construct Mekadatu dam along Cauvery river

  • TN govt should work for the welfare of Tamil people living in Sri Lanka

  • DMK urged to fulfill all poll promises

  • DMK government failing to solve law and order issues, says members of the GC

AIADMK's general council meeting accepts EPS as interim party general secretary.

Former minister D Jayakumar calls EPS single leader of AIADMK as he begins his speech

Election for the post of General Secy will take place within 4 months

EPS elected as interim general secy of AIADMK

People injured in the clash that broke out between supporters of EPS and OPS, on the sidelines of party's general council meeting being led by the former.

The executive committee meeting approves the proposed 16 resolutions

Executive committee meeting, which is the part general council meeting, ends

Former AIADMK minister Vagaiselvan delivers welcome speech

As HC gives green signal, general council meeting commences. A total of 16 resolutions will be passed

High court says no objection to conduct AIADMK'S GC meeting. Justice Krishnan Ramasamy allows convening today's meeting and notes that the majority of AIADMK members are in favour of conducting the GC meeting and allow the same today. The judge dismissed the suit of OPS.

OPS supporters break HQ door

OPS supporters broke open the locked door of the headquarters building, making way for the entry their leader, who for now has given a skip for the general council meeting and has chosen to be at the party headquarters.

EPS and his followers arrive at Vanagaram hall for general council meeting

Former AIADMK minister KP Munusamy condemns the violence at party headquarters

Unprecedented violence at party headquarters as OPS storms into Royapettah building with his supporters

Party cardres gather outside the hall where AIADMK General Council meeting is being organised at Vanagaram

OPS and his supporters on their way to party office in Royapettah

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