AIADMK approaches high court against Sasikala Pushpa’s plea
The AIADMK MP earlier said that attempts were being made to elect Sasikala as the party supremo bypassing the party bylaws
AIADMK reportedly approached the Madras High Court requesting to reject the plea lodged by AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa arguing to halt the appointment of Sasikala Nararajan as the general secretary of the AIADMK.
Madras High Court Justice Kalayanasundaram ordered the AIADMK to submit reply petition to a plea on Wednesday.
The presidium chairman E. Madhusudhanan on Wednesday approached the court denying the statement of expelled party claiming that attempts were being made to elect Sasikala as the party supremo bypassing the party bylaws, The Hindu reported.
“The suit in its entirety is self posing, tainted with ill motive to achieve unwarranted political mileage,” Madhusudhanan was quoted by the newspaper as saying.
Earlier this week, Sasikala Pushpa met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Delhi and submitted a petition seeking a CBI inquiry into the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
In her four-page petition, she urged Rajnath to order an investigation by an ‘independent and impartial agency’.
She called it an “exceptional situation, having ramifications throughout the state of Tamil Nadu.”
“The matter requires an independent investigation, which should be monitored by retired judges other than the state,” she said.
Since the death of Jayalalithaa, Sasikala Pushpa has been raising doubts saying: “We have lost faith in the Tamil Nadu government. The entire Tamil community in the world is expecting the Central government to bring justice to the issue and establish truth.”
She also alleged that persons who were present near Jayalalithaa at the time of her death had faced serious allegations that they were trying to eliminate Jaya and had been evicted out of her house years ago.
Sasiakala, in her petition, questioned the absence of any photograph or video of Jayalalithaa during her hospital days till her death.
Rajnath Singh is said to have considered the petition and agreed to issue directions on it.