A fortnight after taking over as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu , O Panneerselvam is tightening the noose of late Jayalalithaa’s close aide Sasikala.
He only told the party MLAs not to give “Amma, Chinna Amma, Pedda Amma” tags to anyone, since “Amma” should remain only for referring late Jayalalithaa.’
There is also buzz that Sasikala has set a deadline on December 29th to take the party General secretary post. Pannerselvam moving his coins to put a check on Sasikala , both financially and politically. A allegedly close aide of her was caught with 120 crores cash and even the TN-CS was a loyalist of Sasikala has lost his job on corruption charges.
On the other side, Sasikala is pressuring those who got tickets with her blessings in last elections to pressure the CM. AIADMK presidium chairman E Madhusudanan and Revenue Minister RB Udayakumar came out in open appealing to VK Sasikala to take over as the Chief Minister as well as the general secretary of the party. He is not the first one with this appeal. AIADMK presidium chairman Madhusudanan also supported Sasikala.