Tug of War for Jayalalithaa’s Legacy May Intensify on Her Birth Anniv as AIADMK, Sasikala Stake Claim

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The stand-off between the present prime order of the AIADMK and VK Sasikala is more likely to intensify within the coming days. The 73rd delivery anniversary of J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday may effectively be the open manifestation of the ability tussle enjoying out silently by means of delicate manoeuvrings.

Both camps will attempt to stake declare to Jayalalithaa’s legacy. AIADMK’s chief ministerial candidate Edappadi Ok Palaniswami is ready to carry a public assembly at TTV Dinakaran’s constituency — RK Nagar — which was additionally the constituency that Amma, as Jayalalithaa is reverently referred to, contested and gained from final.

This transfer by EPS is to ship throughout a message to the Sasikala camp that he’s Jayalalithaa’s true successor.

Meanwhile, Sasikala, who made a grand entry into Chennai after she was launched from Bengaluru jail, pays floral tributes to the portrait of Jayalalithaa on Wednesday. This, nevertheless, is anticipated to happen in a residence related to Sasikala and never J Jayalalithaa, whose residence within the upmarket Poes Garden space has been become a memorial.

Sources near Sasikala say that she is going to go to the Jaya memorial solely after it’s opened for public visits. Sasikala made it clear that she is going to partake in energetic politics and can redeem the AIADMK. However, her political plans will probably be unveiled solely after February 24, a supply mentioned.

Meanwhile, Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dinakaran will maintain a public assembly in Tambaram on Jaya’s delivery anniversary and his occasion AMMK will maintain its normal council assembly a day later. Sasikala won’t be half of this as her motive is to stake declare to Jaya’s legacy and head the AIADMK.

Her first step is to reclaim her put up as the General Secretary of the occasion. She has moved a metropolis court docket to struggle the case and the listening to of the case is scheduled for March 15.

The AIADMK could mission a steely exterior however the occasion stays nervous. Sasikala has remained silent ever since she returned to Chennai however her presence in Chennai was sufficient for the occasion to close the Amma memorial alongside the Marina.

The AIADMK has, repeatedly, urged cadre to remain united for 2021 state meeting polls. On Monday, the AIADMK’s main duo reiterated their name to face guard, including that betrayers (Sasikala and TTV Dinakaran) have joined arms with enemies (DMK) to defeat the AIADMK.


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