O Panneerselvam invites Sasikala to take charge as AIADMK gen-secy
Sasikala Natarajan is likey to take charge as the party head on 2nd January 2017.
After the party decision to appoint Sasikala Natarajan as AIADMK general secretary, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, with other party leaders, on Thursday visited her at Poes Garden. They officially informed Sasikala about her election and urged her to accept the party decision.
After the death of former party general secretary and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, senior party members have urged Sasikala to take responsibility of the party.
There were defiance and protests against Sasikala from a few party members, but on Thursday monrning, in a party general body meeting, she was unanimously elected as the general secretary.
Sasikala is likely to take charge as the AIADMK general secretary on 2nd January (Monday). On that day, she would pay homage to Jayalalithaa at her memorial and go to AIADMK head office to take charge.