Upon being discharged from the Bengaluru hospital, Sasikala rode a vehicle bearing an AIADMK flag, which is being seen as a big statement ahead of TN polls.
But CM earlier confirms there no room for her in party. Earlier Following his meetings in Delhi with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said there is no chance of ousted party general secretary V K Sasikala returning to AIADMK. “There is no chance… She is not at the party now,” he said. When asked about ongoing talks about Sasikala’s return to the party ahead of her expected release from the Bangalore prison in a couple of days, CM Palaniswami said the decision taken by AIADMK was certain. “I can say that… 100%… there is no chance of Sasikala returning to AIADMK,” he said, adding that most of Sasikala supporters are back in AIADMK and that “only few people are there” in her camp now.
Also in recent developments, BJP President JP Nadda on Saturday, 30 January, announced an alliance with AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, at a public rally in Madurai. "I would like to share with you and declare here that the BJP has decided that in the coming times in the elections, BJP, along with AIADMK and like-minded parties, we will be going for the elections,” he stated in a statement.