Chennai: The main opposition AIADMK today announced that elections for the top posts of coordinator and joint coordinator will be held on 7 December and the results will be announced after counting the next day.
Former Chief Ministers O Panneerselvam and Edappadi K Palaniswami are holding the respective posts.
As per the party bye-laws, organisational elections have to be held every five years and in line with this, elections to the top two posts has been announced, a release from AIADMK headquarters said.
Filing of nominations will commence tomorrow and continue till 3 pm on 4 December. The scrutiny will take place the next day and the last date for withdrawals is 6 December.
Elections will be held on 7 December and counting of votes will take place the next day.
The announcement of elections to the top posts comes a day after the Executive Meeting of the party made amendments to the bye-laws paving way for election of coordinator and joint coordinator through a single
vote by primary members of the party instead of at the General Council meeting.
The party also announced holding of organisational elections in two phases to various districts/posts from 13 to 23 December.
While the first phase elections will be held on 13 and 14 December, the second phase will be held on 22 and 23 December.