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Sasikala is officially new 'Amma' as AIADMK elects her new general secy in crucial meet; empty chair was kept on stage as a tribute to Jayalalithaa

An Empty Chair In The Middle Of The Stage Signified The Absence Of Late CM And Condolence Resolution Was Passed In The Meeting. All The Party’s Leaders And District Secretaries Had Assembled In Vanagaram On Thursday Morning For The Meeting.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 29 Dec 2016, 02:10:44 PM
Sasikala is officially new 'Amma' as AIADMK elects her new general secy in crucial meet; empty chair was kept on stage as tribute to Jayalalithaa

New Delhi:

The crucial General Council meeting of AIADMK on Thursday chose Sasikala Natarajan as the party's new General Secretary. The meeting started with Partha paying tribute observing two-minute silence tribute to late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa.

An empty chair in the middle of the stage signified the absence of late CM and condolence resolution was passed in the meeting. All the party’s leaders and district secretaries were present at Vanagaram on Thursday morning for the meeting.

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Earlier, several leaders had also urged Sasikala to assume the mantle of both the party and governance as general secretary and Chief Minister respectively.

AIADMK cadres on Wednesday had allegedly attacked and injured the husband of expelled party MP Sasikala Pushpa, who was accused of trying to create a law-and-order problem ahead of the General Council meeting.

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First Published : 29 Dec 2016, 08:51:00 AM

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