EPS vs OPS: Fight over Tamil Nadu CM candidate in AIADMK?
With Tamil Nadu Assembly elections due next year, activity has picked up pace among ministers and party leaders in the state. On Saturday, ten senior Tamil Nadu ministers held an urgent meeting at the secreteriat, headed by Minister D Jayakumar.
As per sources, the ministers headed to Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's (OPS) residence.
Ministers SA Sengottaiyan, P Thangamani and Natham V were also part of this meeting. As per sources, two issues were discussed in the meeting - first, on contesting elections with BJP alliance, second, on deciding the Party's CM candidate.
Earlier, AIADMK Minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji had backed Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) as the CM candidate in the upcoming state elections on social media.
However today, posters with OPS as the future CM candidate emerged from Theni, which is OPS's constituency.