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Official: AIADMK Merged Finally:- With the sudden demise of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, the political situations in the state were left confused. Though the party leaders of AIADMK wanted to be one, it was Sasikala who wanted to take the oath as Chief Minister after which Panneerselvam has been asked to step down. A disturbed Panneerselvam walked out of AIADMK and he made sensational comments on Sasikala. In a dramatic incident, Sasikala has been announced accused in the disproportionate assets case and she has been jailed.
EK Palaniswami took the oath as Chief Minister and things have been going smooth. Ever since Sasikala walked out of the party activities, Panneerselvam wanted to stick back to AIADMK. Even the Chief Minister EK Palaniswami too has been happy and wanted to strengthen the party. After a series of discussions, the merger was on cards. The major demand of O Panneerselvam was a CBI probe on Jayalalithaa’s death and EK Palaniswami announced it couple of days ago.
Now AIADMK has been merged officially today and EK Palaniswami along with O Panneerselvam announced the merger. The duo along with their leaders will meet the Governor officially at Raj Bhavan today. Panneerselvam will take the oath as Deputy Chief Minister of the state. The cabinet expansion will take place at 5 PM today and the new list have the supporters of Panneerselvam. AIADMK activists have been busy celebrating after the party gained back its strength. This will be sure a major blow for all the opposition parties too along with Sasikala supporters. EK Palaniswami announced that Jayalalithaa’s residence at the Poes garden will be turned into a museum and will be open for public soon.
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