The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today effected a shake-up in its party ranks, appointing its Coordinator O Panneerselvam's son to a key post.
Panneerselvam and AIADMK co-coordinator K Palaniswami announced the appointment of P Ravindranath Kumar as Theni District Secretary of 'Puratchi Thalaivi Amma Peravai,' a forum named after the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Kumar is the son of Panneerselvam, the state Deputy Chief Minister. Palaniswami is Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
The top AIADMK leaders also appointed J Jayavardhan, son of senior party leader and Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar, and South Chennai MP, as Joint Secretary of the Peravai.
They appointed others to various posts in the forum, including in districts like Tiruchirappalli and Vellore.
Panneerselvam and Palaniswami urged the party workers to extend their cooperation to the newly appointed members.