HC allows AIADMK GS polls; directs not to declare the outcome

Updated: Mar 19 2023 2:17PM

Chennai, Mar 19 (PTI) The Madras High Court on Sunday allowed the conduct of the long-awaited election to the AIADMK's general secretary post as scheduled on March 26. However, the court said the results shall not be declared as it will take up on March 22 the hearing of a plea by the O Pannneerselvam camp against the party's July 11, 2022 General Council decisions, that among others expelled them.

The high court heard a plea by Pannnerselvam's (OPS) aides on Sunday against the election to the powerful General Secretary post, scheduled to be held on March 26.

Panneerselvam camp counsel Paul Manoj Pandian, also an aide of the deposed leader, told reporters that their original petition against the July 11, 2022 general council decisions, would be taken up by the court on Wednesday.