Recently, a wall poster put out by an expelled AIADMK party man here threatening Kannadigas living in Tamil Nadu in case convicted party supremo Jayalalithaa was not released from jail created a flutter and the party sought to distance itself from the row.
The party said the poster was put on display without its sanction and stressed that it stood committed to the welfare for all sections of people, a party functionary said here.
“Warning … immediately release people’s chief minister Amma … otherwise we will hold Kannadigas living in Tamil Nadu as hostages,” the huge poster put up in certain locations in south Chennai read.
The poster has the names of social welfare minister B Valarmathi, Tiruchy Lok Sabha MP, P Kumar, VP Kalairajan, MLA and a party functionary Thousand Lights KC Vijay.
AIADMK South Chennai (north) district party secretary VP Kalairajan claimed, “This has been done by an expelled functionary KC Vijay. This was done without our knowledge.”
Kalairajan said the party has ordered the immediate removal of posters in locations wherever it was put up.