Chennai: In a quick retaliation after he raised a banner of revolt against her, AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala on Wednesday sacked O Panneerselvam from the top party post of treasurer.
The party has appointed Dindigul Sreenivasan in Panneerselvam’s place.
Panneerselvam, after being sacked from party post, later announced that will be holding a press conference at 8 am on Wednesday.
The dismissal came hours after Panneerselvam said on Tuesday he was threatened and coerced to resign as the Chief Minister to pave way for General Secretary V.K.Sasikala to occupy the position.
Senior leaders and ministers met Sasikala at the Poes Garden residence of late J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday night and the decision was taken to dismiss Panneerselvam.