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"Vote of Confidence to be taken on 18th.#TNAssembly," the AIADMK tweeted.
Meanwhile, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MLAs head back to Kuvathur's Golden Bay resort after Tamil Nadu cabinet and Palanisamy's oath ceremony.
The Governor has asked Palanisamy to seek vote of confidence in 15 days, the Raj Bhawan said in a statement.
The Governor heard competing pitches last night from within the ruling party of the state over who should be the Chief Minister.
The Governor first met with Palanisamy, who claimed to have the support of 125 legislators.
Next up was Panneerselvam, who claimed to have the support of 11 MLAs.