Jaya’s top­pling of 2nd Va­j­payee regime the only aber­ra­tion

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

New Delhi: His­tory shows that AIADMK has re­mained a ‘po­lit­i­cal re­gent’ of Dilli dur­bar since its birth in 1972, with Jay­alaithaa’s top­pling of the sec­ond Va­j­payee regime the only aber­ra­tion to this po­lit­i­cal code and in­stinct.

Af­ter Sasikala’s con­vic­tion, ADMK MLAs are left to choose be­tween CM Pan­neer­sel­vam — Delhi’s pre­ferred ‘to­ken’—and‘ex­iled’Sasikala’s‘wannabeeBharat’,EPalaniswami—who could prove for the Cen­tre a tit­u­lar head more docile than what Pan­neer­sel­vamwastoJaya,oradark horse. Palaniswami, though, may be hand­i­capped, vis-à-vis Amma’s ‘en­dur­ing vas­sal’ Pan­neer­sel­vam, as he is­per­ceivedas­the­p­rox­yof an­i­nar­guably un­pop­u­lar Sasikala.

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