TN CM thanks Modi for congratulating him on taking up top post

Chennai, Feb 17: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 

congratulating him on taking up the state's top post. 

"I thank you for your greetings and good wishes on my being sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu," he told the Prime Minister in a letter. 

"I look forward for your kind co-operation and support for the development of Tamil Nadu as envisioned by our revered Leader Puratchi Thalaivi Amma (Jayalalithaa)," Palaniswami added.

The Prime Minister had yesterday called Palaniswami, a V K Sasikala loyalist, hours after he was sworn-in as the Chief Minister, ending 10-day political uncertainty in Tamil Nadu which had begun with caretaker CM O Panneerselvam's revolt 

against the AIADMK general secretary.