Tamil Nadu

AMMK announces removal of two functionaries from their posts

AMMK General Secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran

AMMK General Secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran   | Photo Credit: A. SHAIKMOHIDEEN

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K.T. Patchaimmal and Nanjil A. Murugesan have been removed from the posts of party organising secretary and joint secretary of MGR Mandram, according to a release issued by T.T.V. Dhinakaran

Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) on Monday announced that it had removed two of its functionaries -- former Forest and Labour Minister K.T. Patchaimmal and former Member of Legislative Assembly Nanjil A. Murugesan – from their posts.

Mr Patchaimmal was, till now, the party organising secretary-cum-Kaniyakumari (East) district secretary and Mr Murugesan, joint secretary of the MGR Mandram, according to a release issued by T.T.V. Dhinakaran, general secretary of the AMMK.

To handle the affairs of the party in the Kaniyakumari (East) district, a six-member-committee, headed by S.V.S.P. Manickaraja, has been constituted.

When approached, the former Minister told The Hindu that he, Mr Murugesan along with a “large number of members” of the AMMK would return to the parent party AIADMK shortly in the presence of Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami.

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