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Why Can’t VK Sasikala Vote In Tamil Nadu Elections?

Former general secretary of AIADMK and a close confidante of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha, VK Sasikala won’t be able to exercise her voting rights in the assembly elections today. Her name is found to be missing from the voters’ list.

Why VK Sasikala’s name was removed from voters’ list?

VK Sasikala was a resident of Ms Jayalalitha’s Poes Garden residence before the residence was converted into a memorial. She was a voter of the Thousand Lights Assembly constituency of Chennai. But her name was found to be missing from the voters’ list just before the voting day. A senior poll officer denied any conspiracy in that. But VK Sasikala said that it was an injustice to her and that she would take legal action after discussing the matter with her counsel N Raja Senthoor Pandian.

What did VK Sasikala’s counsel say in the argument?

Mr Pandian said that he apprised the Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo of the matter. He further said that the official told him that the deadline for making additions or deleting names from the voters’ list had expired. … Read the rest

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Is VK Sasikala Waiting For An Opportune Time To Strike?

VK Sasikala’s announcement to step aside from politics and public life at a time when Tami Nadu is going to polls is seen as a bigger political move by the ousted former AIADMK chief.

Who is VK Sasikala?

VK Sasikala was the closest aide of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and former AIADMK chief before serving her imprisonment. She was sacked as General Secretary after her sentencing. But her nephew and Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader TTV Dhinakaran was contesting the sacking of his aunt Sasikala right from the beginning.

Who is opposing VK Sasikala’s entry into politics?

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) is adamant on his stand to block Sasikala’s entry into the party. But BJP wants AIADMK to work with Sasikala and AMMK to keep the vote bank of AIADMK together. It is to be noted that BJP and AIADMK area allies in the present government and they are going to polls together.

While EPS is opposed to bringing Sasikala back to party, his deputy O Panneerselvam (OPS) is supporting the idea. And it is ironical as OPS was the first … Read the rest