Top BJP leaders call for truce between OPS and EPS in AIADMK


Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) The BJP’s crucial management is urging for a truce between deposed AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam (OPS) and the birthday party’s period in-between General Secretary Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS).

Sources in the BJP informed IANS that the celebration does not want any variations that can have an effect on the 2024 preferred elections, and that it needs a grand alliance between OPS, EPS, V.K. Sasikala and T.T.V. Dhinakaran so that the NDA should benefit ground inside the nation.

OPS and Sasikala have met many AIADMK leaders at the behest of the BJP relevant leadership and resources advised IANS that these days EPS became in New Delhi, where the BJP’s countrywide management had definitely instructed him to type out differences and forge harmony with OPS.

The powerful Thevar community, to which both Sasikala and OPS belong, has also are available in help of the duo. The Thevars were conventional supporters of the AIADMK and the community has excessive prominence in southern Tamil Nadu that can have an impact on votes in favour of the celebration.

With both Sasikala and OPS, the maximum prominent faces of the Thevar network, being out of reckoning in the AIADMK, the network elders had met and decided to throw their weight in the back of the duo.

In another improvement, EPS knowledgeable the Supreme Court on Friday that there may not be any elections for the put up of AIADMK General Secretary until the case is heard through the apex court docket.

OPS had filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Madras High Court ruling towards him.

With the Supreme Court set to pay attention the case on the ousting of OPS from the AIADMK, Sasikala and OPS have upped their ante to carry a favourable selection before the case is heard.

While EPS is having a brute majority within the party’s General Council, the intervention of the BJP’s critical leadership will come as the assist base for Sasikala and OPS.

OPS and Sasikala also are banking at the support of the grassroots AIADMK cadres, who are disappointed on the failure of the celebration’s leadership in countering the DMK authorities on its ‘disasters’.

OPS, in keeping with party sources, had recently met Dhinakaran, the Chairman of the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) and the nephew of Sasikala, and devised approach to take over the AIADMK.

With best a quick time closing for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP’s countrywide management does no longer need a rift inside the AIADMK and is for this reason looking to forge harmony between the warring factions.