VK Sasikala, Vivekanandan Krishnaveni Sasikala, also known as Sasikala Natarajanw as a close aide of J Jayalalithaa is the acting general secretary of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK).
After Jayalalithaa’s death in December 2016, the AIADMK general council unanimously appointed Sasikala as the party’s general secretary. Sasikala’s bid to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu have been halted due to her conviction by the Supreme Court of India held VK Sasikala, AIADMK chief, guilty of amassing illicit wealth worth over 60 crores in the 1990s and convicted her for a 4 year jail term.
VK Sasikala and O Panneerselvam are two names doing rounds in news in Tamil Nadu pilotics after Jayalalithaa’s death. Now that Sasikala’s chief ministerial ambitions have been halted by the Supreme Court of India, O Panneerselvam name is emerging as the next CM of Tamil Nadu. Palanisamy’s stakes claim to form government to C Vidyasagar Rao, the governer of Tamil Nadu.