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Minister K. A. Sengottayan has been appointed as the floor leader of the Tamil Nadu Assembly ahead of Saturday's floor test. Edappadi K Palaniswamy's
Sengottayan will monitor and manage the floor test's proceedings.
"Honourable Minister Thiru. KA Sengottayan appointed as Floor Leader of TN Assembly.#TNAssembly," the AIADMK tweeted.
Meanwhile, former chief minister O. Panneerselvam and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leaders backing him met Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal and urged him to have a secret ballot for confidence vote.
Earlier in the day, the Panneerselvam camp sacked jailed general secretary V. K.
Sasikala from the primary membership of the party. The sacking order was passed and authorised by former party Presidium Chairman E. Madhusudanan.
Madhusudanan also sacked AIADMK deputy general secretary T. T. V. Dinakaran and S. Venkatesh, relatives of Sasikala, citing that they had been readmitted to the party without proper authority.
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