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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami on I-T raids: Sasikala's wrong doing brings bad name for party

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami On Saturday Said That It Is The Wrong Doing Of A Family (Sasikala) Which Has Brought Bad Name For The Party And That Is Why Income Tax Raids Are Happening.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vivek Arya | Updated on: 18 Nov 2017, 09:37:10 PM
TN CM on I-T raids: Sasikala's wrong doing brings bad name for party (Source: ANI)

New Delhi:

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Saturday said that it is the wrong doing of a family (Sasikala) which has brought bad name for the party and that is why Income Tax raids are happening.

"During I-T raids in Poes Garden, Amma's room was not searched. There is no connection between the I-T raids in Poes Garden & state govt. Raids are conducted by the IT dept which is under Centre," Palaniswami said.

"Who is TTV Dhinakaran? He was not in party for past 10 yrs, only after Amma's death he has to come to the fore. He did not make me CM. It is my step by step contribution to the party that I became CM, all MLAs elected me," he added.

ALSO READ: Income Tax raids at Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence, Sasikala's rooms searched

Days after a week's raids at jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala’s properties, I-T department on Friday evening landed at former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence in Chennai.

The Income tax sleuths searched two rooms that were used by Sasikala and another room of her personal secretary S Poongundran at Poes Garden.

Sasikala, a close aide of Jayalalitha was living in her house and continued to stay there until she was sent to jail by the Supreme Court.

ALSO READ: Income Tax Dept raids Sasikala and her relatives' properties in Chennai

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First Published : 18 Nov 2017, 09:36:49 PM