Chennai: Stung by Deputy Chief Minister MK
Stalin`s reported remark about the marital status of AIADMK
chief Jayalalithaa, her party on Friday filed a complaint against
him with the Election Commission demanding immediate action.
Stalin`s remark was "malicious and was beyond all limits
of decency", the complaint, filed a day after the EC issued a
notice to Jayalalithaa for allegedly making personal remarks
against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, said.
AIADMK Rajya Sabha member PH Manoj Pandian in a written
compliant to Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer, said Stalin
made "derogatory and defamatory remarks" against Jayalalithaa
in Namakkal on Friday last during a campaign for the April 13
Quoting Stalin from a Tamil daily as saying that the
AIADMK chief was not married and so was not interested in
funding other women`s weddings, Pandian said it was "no way
connected with the public activities of the leader."
Terming the speech as a "clear violation of the Model
Code of Conduct," Pandian, who is also State Advocate Wing
Secretary of AIADMK, demanded immediate action against
AIADMK has sought two days time to reply to the EC`s
notice to her. Jayalalithaa`s ally and DMDK leader Vijayakant
has also been slapped with similar notice for his reported
personal attacks on Karunanidhi.