Post conviction, Sasikala sacks CM, 19 others

Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) After the Supreme Court upheld her conviction for corruption, AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday sacked acting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and 19 leaders from the party.

All of them were dismissed on charges of acting against the party’s policies and principles.

Those sacked included School Education Minister K. Pandiarajan and former ministers C. Ponnaiyan, P.H. Pandian, Natham R. Viswanathan, K.P. Munusamy and P. Mohan.

The list does not include the names of AIADMK legislators and MPs who have supported Panneerselvam in the power struggle against Sasikala.

–IANS

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