You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Panneerselvam to chair TN Cabinet meet in Jaya's absence

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, who has been allocated the portfolios held by ailing Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, will preside over a meeting of the cabinet tomorrow, government sources said today.

Panneerselvam will chair the meeting as is undergoing medical treatment at the Apollo Hospital here since September 22.



The meeting to be held tomorrow comes in the backdrop of the ongoing Cauvery water sharing row with and demands by Opposition parties for an all-party meeting on the issue.

Farmers' bodies and political parties had staged state- wide rail blockade yesterday and today urging the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board.

Last week, Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had allotted the portfolios held by including Home and Police, to Panneerselvam, till she could resume official duties.

The had then, in a release, said Paneerselvam, who holds the Administrative reforms portfolio, in addition to Finance, "will also preside over cabinet meetings."

68-year-old was admitted to the Apollo hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration.

A specialist from London besides three-member team of doctors from AIIMS, Delhi, had also examined Jayalalithaa, who is being treated for infection with respiratory support.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Panneerselvam to chair TN Cabinet meet in Jaya's absence

Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, who has been allocated the portfolios held by ailing Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, will preside over a meeting of the Tamil Nadu cabinet tomorrow, government sources said today. Panneerselvam will chair the meeting as Jayalalithaa is undergoing medical treatment at the Apollo Hospital here since September 22. The meeting to be held tomorrow comes in the backdrop of the ongoing Cauvery water sharing row with Karnataka and demands by Opposition parties for an all-party meeting on the issue. Farmers' bodies and political parties had staged state- wide rail blockade yesterday and today urging the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board. Last week, Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had allotted the portfolios held by Jayalalithaa including Home and Police, to Panneerselvam, till she could resume official duties. The Raj Bhavan had then, in a release, said Paneerselvam, who holds the Administrative reforms portfolio, in addition to ... Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, who has been allocated the portfolios held by ailing Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, will preside over a meeting of the cabinet tomorrow, government sources said today.

Panneerselvam will chair the meeting as is undergoing medical treatment at the Apollo Hospital here since September 22.

The meeting to be held tomorrow comes in the backdrop of the ongoing Cauvery water sharing row with and demands by Opposition parties for an all-party meeting on the issue.

Farmers' bodies and political parties had staged state- wide rail blockade yesterday and today urging the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board.

Last week, Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had allotted the portfolios held by including Home and Police, to Panneerselvam, till she could resume official duties.

The had then, in a release, said Paneerselvam, who holds the Administrative reforms portfolio, in addition to Finance, "will also preside over cabinet meetings."

68-year-old was admitted to the Apollo hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration.

A specialist from London besides three-member team of doctors from AIIMS, Delhi, had also examined Jayalalithaa, who is being treated for infection with respiratory support.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Panneerselvam to chair TN Cabinet meet in Jaya's absence

Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, who has been allocated the portfolios held by ailing Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, will preside over a meeting of the cabinet tomorrow, government sources said today.

Panneerselvam will chair the meeting as is undergoing medical treatment at the Apollo Hospital here since September 22.

The meeting to be held tomorrow comes in the backdrop of the ongoing Cauvery water sharing row with and demands by Opposition parties for an all-party meeting on the issue.

Farmers' bodies and political parties had staged state- wide rail blockade yesterday and today urging the Centre to constitute the Cauvery Management Board.

Last week, Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao had allotted the portfolios held by including Home and Police, to Panneerselvam, till she could resume official duties.

The had then, in a release, said Paneerselvam, who holds the Administrative reforms portfolio, in addition to Finance, "will also preside over cabinet meetings."

68-year-old was admitted to the Apollo hospital on September 22 after she complained of fever and dehydration.

A specialist from London besides three-member team of doctors from AIIMS, Delhi, had also examined Jayalalithaa, who is being treated for infection with respiratory support.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard