New Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami confident of proving majority

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Fri, Feb 17, 2017 09:05 hrs
AIADMK sacks OPS from primary membership, elects Edapadi K. Palanisamy as new leader

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said he would prove his majority in the assembly as asked by Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao.

Soon after taking oath, Palaniswami went to Marina beach to pay homage at the memorial of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.

Palaniswami was accompanied by AIADMK's Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran and other ministers.

A large number of AIADMK members were at the memorial at Marina beach and shouted slogans of "Chinnamma Vazgha" (Long Live Chinamma), referring to AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala.

Sasikala is in jail in Bengaluru convicted in a corruption case.

Speaking to reporters, Palaniswami said he would prove his majority in the assembly as asked by the Governor.



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