TN dy CM's son gets party post

30 May 2018

The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today effected a shake-up in its party ranks, appointing its coordinator O Panneerselvam's son to a key post. Panneerselvam and AIADMK co-coordinator K Palaniswami announced the appointment of P Ravindranath Kumar as Theni district secretary of 'Puratchi Thalaivi Amma Peravai,' a forum named after the late chief minister J Jayalalithaa. Kumar is the son of Panneerselvam, the state deputy chief minister. Palaniswami is chief minister of Tamil Nadu. The top AIADMK leaders also appointed J Jayavardhan, son of senior party leader and fisheries minister D Jayakumar, and South Chennai MP, as Joint Secretary of the Peravai. (PTI)