AIADMK factions led by Chief Minister K Palaniswami & O Panneerselvam announce merger; OPS to be Deputy CM
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The two factions of the AIADMK on Monday merged, six months after they split following the death of then Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
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Former Chief Minister O. Paneerselvam was made the Coordinator of the merged AIADMK. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami will be the Joint Coordinator, the Chief Minister announced at a brief function at the party headquarters here while announcing the merger.
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Hundreds celebrated the occasion by bursting firecrackers.