Estranged AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran launches Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam party

Highlights:

  •  “Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam” (AMMK) is the name of the newly floated political party by Tamil Nadu’s R.K. Nagar MLA T.T.V. Dhinakaran. 
  • The name of the party was announced by him in Madurai on 15 March 2018. 
  • AMMK’s party flag, which was also unveiled on the occasion, has black, white and red stripes and the image of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at the centre.
  • Dhinakaran was the Treasurer of AIADMK Party and had served as the member of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha. 
  • He is also the nephew of V. K. Sasikala, Jayalalitha’s close friend. He won the highly anticipated R.K. Nagar by-election in December 2017.