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Stalin leaves for Delhi, to meet Prez over TN trust vote

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

working president MK Stalin today left for to meet President to apprise him of the incidents that unfolded during the February 18 vote, won by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

Accompanied by senior leaders including Durai Murugan, Stalin left for to meet the President this evening.

His scheduled meeting with the President comes days after he had urged Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to "nullify" the confidence vote, which was won by Palaniswami after forcible en-masse eviction of legislators from the on February 18.

Palaniswami had won the vote by a huge margin of 122-11, on Saturday.

To a query by reporters at the Airport here, Stalin claimed that his party's state-wide hunger strike yesterday was "so successful that the is claiming that we are trying to topple their "

He also indicated that the ruling party may not fare well in the forthcoming local body elections.

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First Published: Thu, February 23 2017. 12:28 IST