TN Floor Test - Palaniswami wins floor test, continues to be TN CM
Palaniswami wins floor test, continues to be TN CM
In Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has won the trust vote. A total of 122 MLAs voted in his favour.
Earlier, an unprecedented scenes were witnessed in assembly after Speaker, P. Dhanapal rejected opposition's demand for a secret ballot by MLAs belonging to the O Panneerselvam camp, who were supported by the DMK, Congress and others. Some MLAs were also seen having scuffle with Assembly speaker.
Later, the speaker ordered assembly police to evict DMK MLAs. With the matter coming to a head, Speaker P Dhanapal came out of the assembly escorted by marshals shortly after the House assembled to facilitate the floor test.
Former Chairman of AIADMK Presidium, E Madhusudan removed CK Sasikala from the primary membership of the party. Sasikala is in jail in Bengaluru after being convicted by the Supreme Court in a disproportionate assets case.
On Friday, Election Commission has issued a notice to V K Sasikala on a petition filed by Dr. V Maitreyan, challenging her nomination as general secretary of the AIADMK. According to EC, Sasikala has been asked to reply by February 28.
Source: DDI News