Edappadi K Palaniswami has been chosen as AIADMK's CM candidate for Tamil Nadu polls 2021. Party top leader and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam announced the development. AIADMK also constituted a steering committee of 11 members for assembly elections. Committee includes Ministers Dindigul C Sreenivasan, P Thangamani, SP Velumani, others. Panneerselvam informed that the nomination decision was taken unanimously. Later, the leaders paid tribute to former CM Jayalalithaa at her memorial at Marina Beach.