Stalin submits memorandum on TN assembly fiasco to President

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.24: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Working President M.K Stalin met President Pranab Mukherjee today to seek a fresh trust vote in the Tamil Nadu Assembly through a secret ballot voting procedure. "Stalin gave a memorandam about the incident that took place in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly to the President. He also brought attention to the fact that police officers were brought into the assembly and how we were thrown out," DMK Member of Parliament Tiruchi Siva told ANI. Siva highlighted on the speaker's illegal actions and the coax that occurred there. "After carefully listening to him (Stalin), the President has assured him that he would look into the matter and take appropriate steps accordingly," added Siva. Stalin staged a hunger strike with his party workers against Chief Minister Edapaddi K. Palanisamy and the controversial trust vote in the state assembly that allowed him to occupy the office. Stalin had also announced that the DMK would go on strike soon. The DMK has moved a no-confidence motion against Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal, with Stalin accusing him of deliberately being partisan in his approach. (ANI)