Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin
, Edited by Bhanu Priya Vyas
| Monday August 14, 2017, Chennai/New Delhi
Amid talks of a merger between the two factions of Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, TTV Dhinakaran, the party's sidelined number 2 today held a big rally in Madurai, seen as a show of strength as he attempts a fightback. At the rally reportedly, were 20 AIADMK legislators. Mr Dhinakaran claims he has the support of about 40 of the party's 133 MLAs and several ministers.