AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala Natarajan on Saturday met her party MLAs at the Golden Bay resort. She expressed her happiness after meeting them, a tweet from AIADMK said. Sasikala went on to say, “From tomorrow onwards,we would begin a new kind of protest. Delaying tactics is an attempt to create divisions in party.” Sasikala said that all the MLAs are fine and happy.
On her way to the Golden Bay resort, the AIADMK General Secretary was accompanied by a motorcade of 20 SUVs. Prior to that, she had issued a veiled threat to Tamil Nadu Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao and the Union Government that she is running out of patience and that action has to be taken fast.
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Earlier, in a statement to her partymen at the Poes Garden on Saturday, Sasikala said “Our patience has a limit. We will wait only to an extent and after that we will do what we have to.” She added, “Amma left the responsibility of Tamil Nadu to me, I have confidence to prove absolute majority and confident about taking forward Amma’s legacy.”
She also had written a letter to the Governor seeking appointment by evening so as to parade her MLAs, thereby forcing the Governor to witness the parade if he fails to call her. The letter mentioned on the meeting between the Governor and Sasikala on Thursday, where the General Secretary staked claim to form government.
AIADMK tweets: After meeting the party MLAs,I feel happy says VK Sasikala
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She also added, “Thus as it has been seven long days since Chief Minister O Panneerselvam submitted (his resignation) and Your Excellency accepted his resignation, taking the urgency of the situation at hand, I would like to seek an appointment with Your Excellency by today along with all MLAs who extended their support to me regarding further course of action to form the government.”
While she was addressing her partymen, Sasikala was beamed live on Jaya TV. She recalled on the glorious days when J Jayalalithaa ruled Tamil Nadu as AIADMK’s supreme leader strengthening the party after the passing away of M G Ramachandran (MGR). Sasikala said, “Our late Amma faced several difficulties in running the party and now we are also facing such difficulties. We will overcome every obstacle and emerge victorious.”
A senior AIADMK leader C. Ponnaiyan said, Panneerselvam is regarded as a man of integrity, honesty, corruption free CM of Tamil Nadu.”