Chennai: "Chinnamma stakes claim to form Government," the AIADMK has tweeted. This tweet acame after party chief VK Sasikala met Governor C Vidyasagar Rao with 10 ministers on Thursday evening at about 7:30 pm.
Before meeting governor and staking claim for becoming Tamil Nadu's next Chief Minister,Sasikala visited J Jayalalithaa's memorial at Chennai's Marina Beach and placed there a list of 130 MLAs.
Earlier, O Panneerselvam met Governor Rao and handed him a petition in which he has explained that he resigned as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister under duress.
Though Sasikala has the support of most of AIADMK MLAs, but Panneerselvam has claimed that many MLAs are privately in touch with him and will support him if he is allowed to take a trust vote.