O Panneerselvam vs Edappadi K Palanisamy: Plea filed in Madras HC against Sasikala loyalist’s swearing in

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New Delhi | Updated: February 17, 2017 11:03:20 AM

OPS vs EPS: K Palanisamy was invited by Tamil Nadu Governor K Palanisamy to C. Vidyasagar Rao to the Raj Sabha earlier today.

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OPS vs EPS: Just a few hours before the swearing in ceremony of VK Sasikala loyalist K Palanisamy as the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, a plea has been filed in the Madras High Court to block his swearing in ceremony. Earlier today, K Palanisamy was invited by Tamil Nadu Governor K Palanisamy to C. Vidyasagar Rao to the Raj Sabha to form a government in Tamil Nadu for which he has been given 10 days to prove his majority.

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Palanisamy reached the Raj Bhavan to submit his cabinet list to the governor and according to speculations, Sasikala loyalists are to be inducted into the cabinet and her relatives will be left out.

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Who is K Palanisamy?

People are calling Edappadi K Palanisamy as the proxy of VK Sasikala. After Sasikala was held accused by the Supreme Court of India in the disproportionate assets case (DA), she has left out in the race to become the next CM of Tamil Nadu. But a few minutes after the apex court verdict, Sasikala huddled up with her MLAs to decide on the future course of action, it was then that E Palanisamy emerged as the new name for Tamil Nadu. The apex court on Tuesday asked Sasikala to surrender herself.

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K. Palanisamy asserted that he was ‘unanimously’ chosen by party legislators. The meeting to elect the new legislature party leader was chaired by Sasikala. He then sent a letter to Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to claim his stake to form government on Tuesday.

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