Tamil Nadu crises: Governor C.Vidyasagar Rao invites Edapadi K.Palanisamy to meet at Raj Bhawan today

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New Delhi | Updated: February 17, 2017 10:57:40 AM

Five members including E. Palanisamy, K A Sengottaiyan have left from Golden Bay resort for Raj Bhavan.

Tamil Nadu Governor C.Vidyasagar Rao, Tamil Nadu Governor, Tamil Nadu, C.Vidyasagar Rao, K.Palanisamy, AIADMK leader Edapadi K.Palanisamy, AIADMKTamil Nadu Governor C.Vidyasagar Rao. (PTI)

C.Vidyasagar Rao, the Tamil Nadu Governor has invited the AIADMK’s legislature party leader Edapadi K.Palanisamy to meet at the Raj Bhawan today. Five members including Palanisamy, K A Sengottaiyan have left from Golden Bay resort to meet the Governor. According to the Governor’s Office says, E.Palanisamy will meet C.Vidyasagar Rao at 11.30 pm.

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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.


In the latest developments, E Palaniswamy has sown in as the Chif Minister of Tamil Nadu and his cabinet includes 30 ministers that were earlier there in the cabinet of O Panneerselvam. The Governor has given 15 days to Palaniswamy in order to prove his majority.

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