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Live: 'Chinnamma' Sasikala is New Tamil Nadu CM, Panneerselvam Bows Out

News18.com | February 5, 2017, 3:59 PM IST
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AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala elected as legislature party head on Sunday. She is all set to become the next chief minister of Tamil Nadu. The decision was taken in the party's meeting at Poes Garden in Chennai.

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Feb 5, 2017 3:53 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:44 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:41 pm (IST)

Sasikala leaves party headquarters at Poes garden in Chennai after she was elected as Legislative party leader of AIADMK.

Feb 5, 2017 3:36 pm (IST)

Tamil Nadu government will follow the principles of Amma (Jayalalithaa): Sasikala

Feb 5, 2017 3:35 pm (IST)

Respected Chinnamma assures that the Tamil Nadu Government will always work towards the welfare of the people: AIADMK

Feb 5, 2017 3:35 pm (IST)

It was Thiru. O. Paneerselvam who insisted first, that I become the Chief Minister of the State: Sasikala

Feb 5, 2017 3:34 pm (IST)

Following the demise of our Honourable Amma (Jayalalithaa), it was Thiru. O.Paneerselvam who urged me first to take charge as the GS of AIADMK, Says ‘Chinnamma’ Sasikala

Feb 5, 2017 3:32 pm (IST)

Elected as Legislative party leader of AIADMK, Sasikala Natarajan chairs MLAs meet at AIADMK HQ in Chennai.

Feb 5, 2017 3:24 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:22 pm (IST)

VK Sasikala, O Panneerselvam along with other party leaders arrives at AIADMK party office.

Feb 5, 2017 3:16 pm (IST)

Sasikala will soon meet Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and the swearing-in-ceremony will happen next week: AIADMK sources

Feb 5, 2017 3:13 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:10 pm (IST)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam resigned and has proposed the name of Sasikala as new AIADMK legislature party head.

Feb 5, 2017 3:08 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:07 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:07 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:07 pm (IST)
Feb 5, 2017 3:05 pm (IST)

O Panneerselvam has proposed the name of Sasikala as new AIADMK legislature party head.

Feb 5, 2017 3:03 pm (IST)

AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala elected as legislature party head on Sunday. The decision was taken in the party's meeting at Poes Garden in Chennai.

Feb 5, 2017 1:49 pm (IST)

​Meeting between AIADMK general secretary Sasikala Natarajan, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, cabinet ministers and some senior party leaders underway in Poes Garden.

Feb 5, 2017 12:53 pm (IST)
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Feb 5, 2017 12:33 pm (IST)

In December last year, four state ministers had asked Sasikala to become the Chief Minister, besides AIADMK General Secretary. A resolution to this effect was passed at a meeting of Tirunelveli Urban Jaya Peravai (Forum), led by state AIADMK secretary and revenue minister R B Udhayakumar on December 17.

Feb 5, 2017 12:32 pm (IST)

Sasikala was appointed as General Secretary by AIADMK's top decision-making body General Council on December 29. She took charge of the post on December 31, pledging to take forward the legacy of Jayalalithaa.

Feb 5, 2017 12:30 pm (IST)

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has declined to comment on reports that there might be attempts to urge Sasikala to take over as Tamil Nadu CM.

Feb 5, 2017 12:28 pm (IST)

Prior to AIADMK’s meet, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam visited the oil spill affected Ennore and took stock of the clean-up operations.

Feb 5, 2017 12:27 pm (IST)
Sasikala Natarajan's Ascent from a Housewife to Next AIADMK Chief

File photo of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa with her close aide Sasikala Natarajan.

Feb 5, 2017 11:55 am (IST)

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and other top minister reached Poes Garden to meet Sasikala.

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