The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday sent a notice to AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala and looked for her answer on the petitions documented by an assignment of MPs from the O. Panneerselvam camp challening her appointment as party General Secretary.
Sasikala, as of now stopped in Parappana Agrahara jail in Bengaluru, has been requested that by EC react by February 28.The Commission has directed that your answer on the previously mentioned petitions might be outfitted most recent by 28.02.2017, falling flat which it will be assumed that you have no remarks to offer and the Commission will make proper move in the matter, the EC letter read.
On Thursday, an assignment of AIADMK MPs drove by Rajya Sabha part V. Maitreyan appealed to the EC over Sasikala’s arrangement as the party’s General Secretary, which they said was illicit.
The assignment containing 11 AIADMK parliamentarians told the EC in their appeal to that according to the party constitution, to wind up distinctly the party General Secretary, one must be a part for five back to back years, and brought up that Sasikala did not satisfy this essential model. The request of additionally said Rule 20 (2) of the party by-law which says that the General Secretary shall be elected by the primary members of the party units of Tamil Nadu and members of other states.