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TN CM thanks Modi for congratulating him on taking up top post

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today thanked Prime Minister Modi for congratulating him on taking up the state's top post.

"I thank you for your greetings and good wishes on my being sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu," he told the Prime Minister in a letter.

"I look forward for your kind co-operation and support for the development of as envisioned by our revered Leader Puratchi Thalaivi (Jayalalithaa)," Palaniswami added.

The Prime Minister had yesterday called Palaniswami, a V K Sasikala loyalist, hours after he was sworn-in as the Chief Minister, ending 10-day political uncertainty in which had begun with caretaker CM O Panneerselvam's revolt against the general secretary.

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First Published: Fri, February 17 2017. 14:57 IST