Incumbent Chief Minister Edappadi Ok Palaniswami will doubtless be the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s (AIADMK’s) candidate for the highest publish within the Tamil Nadu Meeting elections scheduled for 2021, sources stated.
Sources instructed ANI that in AIADMK’s government occasion meet held on Monday, the subject of the CM publish candidate was debated for greater than 5 hours with Palaniswami’s deputy O Panneerselvam additionally within the race.
The occasion’s deputy coordinator KP Munusamy stated the formal announcement concerning the identical can be achieved on October 7.
One of many factors raised through the assembly was that if the present CM isn’t the candidate for the upcoming elections it will possibly make the occasion and its authorities a topic of ridicule for the Opposition, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK).
Palaniswami bought backing from senior leaders S Semmalai, P Thangamani, CV Shanmugam and Natham R Viswanathan within the assembly.
A prime supply within the occasion, who himself was earlier backing Panneerselvam earlier than the merger, instructed ANI that the controversy across the CM publish candidate needs to be thought-about settled now with a lot of the leaders agreeing with the ultimate consequence “as of now” to Palaniswami as a candidate for 2021 elections.
Each Palaniswami and Panneerselvam are scheduled to collectively announce the CM candidate’s identify for the elections scheduled for 2021 on October 7.
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