Tamil Nadu crisis: After Governor invites E Palanisamy to form government, O Panneerselvam vows fightback

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New Delhi | Updated: February 17, 2017 11:03:01 AM

"Amma’s soul has been in distress since 11:30 am"- O Panneerselvam

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Tamil Nadu caretaker Chief Minister O Panneerselvam speaks out after Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao invites E Palanisamy to form the government. He said, “Amma’s soul has been in distress since 11:30 am, will not let the party (AIADMK) go into the hands of few of VK Sasikala family members.” OPS also said, “Amma’s traitors have been given prominence, I will continue the Dharma Yudha”

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Earlier today, K. Palanisamy was invited by the Tamil Nadu governor C. Vidyasagar Rao to form the governor after which he went to the Raj Bhavan to submit his cabinet list. He has been given the time of 10 days to prove his majority in the TN assembly. O Panneerselvam addressed the media after K. Palanisamy was invited to the Raj Bhawan.

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O Panneerselvam was appointed as the caretaker Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after the death of former CM Jayalalithaa due to cardiac arrest. However a few weeks later, he resigned from his post and VK Sasikala was elevated as the party chief. But earlier this month, O Panneerselvam came back and said that he ‘was forced to resign from his post,’ and ever since he has been fighting against Sasikala for his post.

On Tuesday, Sasikala was held accused by the Supreme Court of India after which K Palanisamy who is a loyalist of Sasikala has been claiming his stake. He was even called by the Tamil Nadu Governor to the Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

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