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Palaniswami govt to seek vote of confidence in Assembly tomorrow

In an intra-party power struggle, Panneerselvam had rebelled against Sasikala on February 7

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will seek a vote of confidence in the Assembly tomorrow, the first such floor test the state will witness in about 30 years. He will be seeking the confidence vote in line with Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao asking him to do so yesterday while inviting him to form the government. Though the new government was given 15 days time to prove the majority in the House, Palaniswami, a known loyalist of AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala, opted to do it within two days. In fact, many MLAs supporting Sasikala are still staying at the resort in ...

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 22:14 IST
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