Chennai: KA Sengottaiyan has been appointed as the floor leader of the Tamil Nadu assembly ahead of the floor test to prove majority by Sasikala Natarajan’s ‘proxy’ and Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi Palanisamy. Edappadi Palanisamy was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Palaniswami’s swearing in will be followed by a floor test on Saturday, February 18.
In the floor test, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami who has been asked to prove his majority by Governor Vidyasagar Rao will have to seek the vote of confidence in the State Assembly on Saturday, February 18.
Sasikala’s ‘proxy’ Edappadi Palanisamy was she worn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. While inviting him to form the government, Vidyasagar Rao asked Palaniswami to prove majority and seek the vote of confidence in 15 days. His floor test will be held on Saturday, February 18.
Although many people switched sides before and after Sasikala’s conviction, Panneerselvam claims to have the support of only 11 MLAs while Sasikala-led faction carries 124 MLAs along. While Panneerselvam does not have the explicit support of a very large number of MLAs, he has continuously been insisting that he would prove majority if asked to do so.