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DMK boycotts TN governor's address in assembly

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday boycotted Banwarilal Purohit's address on the first day of Assembly session.

The has termed the All (AIADMK) in the state as a minority one, citing they did not have the requisite number of MLAs after disqualification of 18 MLAs.

Earlier, MK had said, "The present is a minority The union government is being a mute spectator. Therefore, in the coming Assembly session, we will raise questions on this," told the media.

The Assembly in November disqualified 18 MLAs, who had been backing the sidelined party leader,

The MLAs were disqualified under the 1986 Members Party Defection The disqualified MLAs included Thanga Tamilselvan, Senthil Balaji, P. Vetrivel and K. Mariappan.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 11:39 IST