Tamilselvan may join in DMK today
AMMK’s party propaganda secretary Thanga Tamilselvan has joined in the DMK. While AIADMK leaders do not accept the assisting the former chief man of TV Dhinakaran. 'Thanga Tamilslevan is joining our party. But I am not sure when' a senior DMK leader said. Multiple sources and close associates of Tamilselvan told he would meet Anna Arivalayam including with some supporters on to do the formalities in the presence of DMK chief M.K.Stalin. “AIADMK dithered, and how he has decided to walk into the DMK, where he is likely to be given a post equal to a district secretary,” he said.
Tamilselvan will be the second AMMK leader and disqualified MLA to join the DMK. V Senthil Balaji, who shifted from the AMMK to the DMK in December 2018, was given charge of the party’s Karur unit. He also elected to the State Assembly on a DMK ticket form Aravakurichi in May 2019 by-elections.
In the AIADMK party, the CM and party joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami was ready on re-inducting Tamilselvan into the party, but, his deputy and party coordinator O Pannerselvam opposed it. “DMK has been wooing him even before the elections, using Senthil Balaji as the feeler. But Tamilselvan kept saying that he belonged to a family that has been part of the AIADMK since its start “, said a person advised to the developments.
Later the AMMK’s dismal performance in the recent Lok Sabha election and the assembly by-polls, there was opposition among Tamilslevan and AMMK general secretary TT v Dhinakaran. The DMK appointed Senthil Balaji once again to reach out to him.