The Christmas celebrations organised by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa were converted into a political platform with AIADMK leaders seeking a bigger role for her in national politics. They asked Bishops of various denominations to offer their blessings to her to become the Prime Minister of the country. AIADMK’s organisation secretary P.H. Pandian said she would emerge as a force that would decide the path of national politics in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. “Bless her to lead the country,” he said.

V. Devasahayam, Bishop, Church of South India, quoting substantially from the Bible likened her to the star that guided the three wise men to Bethlehem. “Now the star would move from South to North to rule the country.”

Ms. Jayalalithaa said if she had acquired good qualities and administrative capabilities, the credit should go to the education she received at the Christian institutions.

The executive and the general council meeting of the AIADMK will be held on December 28 at 10 a.m. under the chairmanship of party presidium chairman E. Madhusudhanan at Vanagaram near here.

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