Sidelined AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran Today Removed another Minister from a Key Party Post as Part of Organisational Shake-Up.He “Relieved” Higher Education Minister K.P. Anbalagan as the Party’s Dharmapuri District Secretary & Bifurcated the Dindigul District Unit.
In a statement, Mr. Dhinakaran, Nephew of Jailed Party Chief V.K. Sasikala, Announced Replacing Anbalagan with Local Leader D.K. Rajendran.
Anbalagan is the 5th AIADMK Minister to be Stripped of Party Posts by Mr. Dhinakaran who is Involved in a Tussle for Power with Chief Minister K. Palaniswami.
2 Days back, Mr. Dhinakaran had Removed 4 Ministers from Party Posts in a bid to Assert his Authority in AIADMK (Amma).
He had Appointed a Number of his Supporters, including MLA’s, to Various Posts.
Today, he also Removed Dindigul Secretary V. Marudaraj & Announced that the District was being Bifurcated Organisation-Wise as Dindigul East & West.
Dindigul East would cover 4 Assembly Constituencies while the other would Cover 3, he said.
Mr. Dhinakaran Appointed R. Thangadurai MLA & K.P. Nallasamy as Secretaries of Dindigul East & West Units.
Shaking up the Party’s Medical Wing, he relieved S. Muthiah & Lok Sabha MP P. Venugopal as its President & Secretary respectively.
Mr. Dhinakaran Elevated the Medical Wing’s Joint Secretary K. Kathirkamu, MLA, presently Camping at Puducherry with other Pro-Dhinakaran Legislators, as President of the Party’s Medical Wing.
Mr. Muthiah, an AIADMK MLA from Paramakudi, would be the Medical Wing Secretary.
All Appointments were being made with the “Approval” of AIADMK General Secretary Sasikala, Mr. Dhinakaran said.