Wait! TN Governor will give a decision: Rosaiah

| Updated: Feb 09, 2017 22:07 IST

Hyderabad, (Telangana) [India] Feb. 9 (ANI): Amid the prevailing tussle for power in the state, former Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah on Thursday said it is expected that Tamil Nadu's acting Governor Vidyasagar Rao will assess the situation in the state before taking a decision. "Today, most probably the governor will take stock of the situation and give his recommendation. That is what is expected. For Tamil Nadu, this is not a new thing, as earlier also such happenings were seen," Rosaiah told ANI. He added that Rao is a well educated man and has been functioning as a governor of Maharashtra. So, he will take a decision. "The man who has to take the decision is in Chennai. I cannot say this is good or this is bad. Wait for a couple of hours, the decision will come. After the decision, everything will be sorted out," he said. Rao will finally arrive in Chennai today. However, MLAs from Tamil Nadu will, reportedly be landing in the national capital to meet the President to solve the political crisis in the state, giving the situation another peculiar twist. Ahead of a probable floor test to determine the majority in the House, Sasikala on Wednesday bused all 131 MLAs supporting her to an unknown location, fearing horse-trading. Tamil Nadu politics took a major turbulence when the acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam emerged at the Jayalalithaa Memorial on Marina beach on Tuesday night to reveal that he was forced to resign from his post and that he would fight, until his death, for democracy in the party. Calling Sasikala as the "temporary general secretary", Panneerselvam earlier today said, "The Council can only appoint a temporary general secretary. Proper elections have to be held to elect a general secretary according to the party bye-laws. People are on my side." However later in the day, Sasikala accused Panneerselvam of colluding with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), while adding that he would not be spared following his "betrayal". "Our opponents are after us and spearheading whatever is happening today, but nothing can stop us from following Amma's path. Panneerselvam colluded with the party which Amma fought against. I could sense the acts of Chief Minister who completely connived with the opposition. We will give a big blow to the act of betrayal and disloyalty," Sasikala told his party members which was received with rousing reception. (ANI)
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