The stand-off between the present high order of the AIADMK and VK Sasikala is more likely to intensify within the coming days. The 73rd start anniversary of J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday may effectively be the open manifestation of the facility tussle taking part in out silently via delicate manoeuvrings.
Each camps will attempt to stake declare to Jayalalithaa’s legacy. AIADMK’s chief ministerial candidate Edappadi Okay 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.
In the meantime, Sasikala, who made a grand entry into Chennai after she was launched from Bengaluru jail, can pay floral tributes to the portrait of Jayalalithaa on Wednesday. This, nevertheless, is predicted to happen in a residence related to Sasikala and never J Jayalalithaa, whose dwelling within the upmarket Poes Backyard 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 lively politics and can redeem the AIADMK. Nevertheless, her political plans will probably be unveiled solely after February 24, a supply stated.
In the meantime, Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dinakaran will maintain a public assembly in Tambaram on Jaya’s start anniversary and his celebration AMMK will maintain its common council assembly a day later. Sasikala is not going to be a part of this as her motive is to stake declare to Jaya’s legacy and head the AIADMK.
Her first step is to reclaim her publish because the Normal Secretary of the celebration. 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 venture a steely exterior however the celebration stays nervous. Sasikala has remained silent ever since she returned to Chennai however her presence in Chennai was sufficient for the celebration to close the Amma memorial alongside the Marina.
The AIADMK has, again and again, 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 palms with enemies (DMK) to defeat the AIADMK.