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Updated on: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 02:38 PM IST

AIADMK celebrates 50th anniversary; VK Sasikala hoists party flag – See pics

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu): The fiftieth-anniversary of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) was celebrated with pomp and show here on Sunday, marking the commencement of year-long celebrations to commemorate the golden jubilee of its founding.

AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam and Deputy Coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami had on Friday released a joint statement announcing that AIADMK's party headquarters in Royapettah will be renamed as the 'MGR Maaligai' on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee celebrations today.

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Party workers flocked to the headquarters that was decked up in flowers and garlands. Large posters and banners of AIADMK founder MG Ramachandran and leader J Jayalalithaa have been set up.

AIADMK leaders Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam garlanded the statue of Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa.

Meanwhile, expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala hoisted the party flag and distributed sweets outside the MGR memorial at Thyagaraya Nagar.

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Sasikala had on Saturday paid floral tribute to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at her memorial at the Marina Beach here. AIADMK was formed on October 17, 1972.

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Published on: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 02:38 PM IST
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