Chennai: The AIADMK`s 40th foundation day was
today celebrated by party workers all over the state.
At the AIADMK headquarters here, party General Secretary
and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa garlanded the statue of party
founder late M G Ramachandran and hoisted the party flag.
She also released a special edition of the party organ
`Namathu MGR,` brought out on the occasion.
It was on this day in 1972, late MGR started the AIADMK
after he was suspended for alleged anti-party activities from
the DMK on October 10 that year.
He had alleged in public meetings then that the DMK
ministers and MLAs had amassed wealth during their tenure and
described the then government headed by M Karunanidhi as