Former CM Edapadi K Palaniswamy (EPS) has been elected as interim general secretary by 90.5 percent of general council members indicating that majority cadres of the party were behind him, said AIADMK former minister, Gobi MLA and party Erode Suburban West District Secretary KA Sengottaiyan.
Addressing Anna birthday celebration public meeting held at Sathy, he said EPS was unanimously elected in the general councl, so that no one could destroy the AIADMK. The revolutionary leaders MGR and Amma have brought many good projects for the welfare of the people. But, many of them including golden mangalsuthra for poor, scooty, laptop distribution, 14 kind of freebies to school students schemes etc were stopped now.
He informed that old age pension was also stopped for many. An announcement was made to give Rs 1000 to girls to study higher education. He wanted DMK to continue the already existed thaliku thangam. During the AIADMK rule, just Rs 5 was enough to take 5 idlis as morning breakfast. But, such unavagams were also on the verge of closure now, he rued. Bavanisagar MLA Bannari presided.