Tamil Nadu : Paneerselvam group meets Speaker a day ahead of Palaniswamy's confidence vote

1 month ago | 17-02-2017 | IBNS

Chennai, Feb 17 : A day ahead of Tamil Nadu Chief Ministder E Palaniswamy's floor test, members of the rival faction, led by O Paneerselvam met Speaker P Dhanapal on Friday, reports said.

The delegation, including three MLAs, however, did not speak to the media on the purpose of the meeting.

The Paneerselvam group has ten MLAs on its side.

Sasikala-loyalist Palaniswamy, who took oath as Chief Minister along with 30 other members of his ministerial council, was asked by, Governor C Vidyasagar Rao to prove his majority through a confidence vote on the floor of the House in the next 15 days.

Palaniswamy later announced that he will seek the vote of confidence at 11 am on Saturday.