The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday witnessed enmasse eviction of DMK MLAs by marshals following an acrimonious exchange between arch rivals AIADMK and DMK over certain remarks made by MK Stalin against Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.
Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan has been appointed as the Leader of the Tamil Nadu Assembly, replacing Panneerselvam who has been elevated as Chief Minister, following the conviction and subsequent disqualification of AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa.
A month-long session of the Tamil Nadu Assembly will begin here tomorrow in which a host of issues including the Mullaperiyar row with Kerala and attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy are expected to figure.
DMK treasurer and party`s legislator
from Kolathur constituency in Chennai, MK Stalin, son of
party chief M Karunanidhi, was on Wednesday unanimously elected as
DMK floor leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly.
Madras HC ordered notice to CM J Jayalalithaa, the Chief
Secretary and Public Works Secretary on a PIL petition seeking
an interim injunction to prevent the Tamil Nadu govt from shifting the state Secretariat and Assembly.
A PIL petition was filed on Tuesday in the Madras High Court seeking to forbear the Tamil Nadu Government from shifting the state Secretariat and Assembly from the complex built by previous DMK Government to Fort St George.
Arch rivals DMK and AIADMK on Monday
sparred in the Tamil Nadu Assembly following controversial
remarks made by members against the chiefs of the two respective parties, M Karunanidhi and J Jayalalithaa.
The Congress and Left parties were
engaged in a war of words in the state Assembly today over the
Indo-US nuclear deal, after Congress charged them with holding
the earlier UPA regime to ransom at the height of the issue.