Governor invites Sasikala’s proxy Palaniswamy to form Government
Chennai: Governor Vidyasagar Rao gave a conclusion touch to TN politics by inviting E.Palaniswamy to form next Government, who will be third Chief Minister in past 3 months. Palaniswamy, who claims he has 124 MLAs support, has been given 15 days grace period to prove his majority in floor of Assembly.
Palaniswamy will take oath at 4.30 pm along with the new cabinet. K.A Sengottaiyan, Dinakaran, Srinivasan, P. Thangamani may be included in the cabinet. Jayalalitha loyalist, Sasikala’s proxy Eddapadi Palaniswamy belongs to dominant backward caste, gounder, hails from Eddapadi from Kongu region of Salem district.
Farmer, 3 time winner as MLA always favoured by Jayalalitha and Chinnamma was announced as Legislative party leader soon after Sasikala was convicted by Supreme Court in DA case. MLAs who remained in Golden Bay resorts from past 9 days cheered the decision of Governor, meanwhile AIDMK supporters distributed sweets and payasam as a mark of victory.