Cheni, Feb 6: Tamil du Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao on Monday accepted Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam’s resigtion. In a letter to Panneerselvam, copies of which were distributed to the media Rao said: “I hereby accept your resigtion and the resigtion of your Council of Ministers tendered vide your letter dated 5.2.2017.”
“I request you and the present Council of Ministers to function until alterte arrangements are made,” Rao said. Panneerselvam had tendered his resigtion on Sunday to eble AIADMK General Secretary V.K.Sasikala, who was elected the legislature party leader, to become the Chief Minister.
Meanwhile, the date of Sasikala’s swearing-in is yet to be filised, said an AIADMK spokesperson. (IANS)