Chennai: The AIADMK on Saturday expelled O Raja, brother of party chief coordinator and former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, from the primary membership of the party for meeting expelled former interim general secretary of the party, VK Sasikala.
The party also removed three other party functionaries of Theni district. They include S Murugesan, secretary of the literary wing; Karuppuji, secretary of the fishermen wing; and S Sethupathy, secretary of the Gudalur town unit of the party.
Raja is the chief of the Theni Cooperative Milk Producers Union (Aavin).
The party, in a joint statement of Panneerselvam and Palaniswami, said that the disciplinary action was initiated due to the conduct of four persons including Raja. The statement said that they acted against the objectives and policies of the party, brought disrepute to the party, and violated the party’s discipline.