O Panneerselvam, Edappadi K Palaniswami seek top posts in AIADMK polls on December 7 | Chennai News

According to party leaders, coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami will contest for their respective posts as a team.

CHENNAI: A day after amending its bylaws, the AIADMK on Thursday announced elections to the posts of coordinator and joint coordinator on December 7. The top leadership will be elected by all the primary members of the AIADMK by a single vote as per the amendment carried out by the party executive committee on Wednesday. According to party leaders, coordinator O Panneerselvam and joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami will contest for their respective posts as a team. Party organisational elections will be held in two phases and the first round will take place between December 13 and 23.
Elections to the office bearers of the party units shall be held once in five years as per Rule 30 (II) of the party bylaw, said a party release.
Former ministers C Ponnaiyan and Pollachi V Jayaraman will be the election commissioners for the organisational polls. The general council, the coordinator or joint coordinator will not have the right to make changes to the amended rule.

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