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A day after overseeing the smooth transfer of power to ‘Edappadi’ K Palanisamy, Governor in-charge Ch Vidyasagar Rao left Chennai on Sunday.
The Governor wants a report on the proceedings from 11 am till the House was adjourned sine die at 3.27 pm on February 18.
Sources said three MPs from the DMK, T K S Elangovan, Tiruchy R Siva and R S Bharathi, met the governor and submitted a memorandum on behalf of the leader of the opposition M K Stalin.
Saturday's trust vote won by Palanisamy, who had the backing of the party's general secretary V K Sasikala, has been a huge setback for Panneerselvam.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy was apparently referring to Sasikala's earlier assertion that Jayalalithaa's government would continue in the state.
R Natraj was a DGP before retiring and taking a plunge into politics by contesting the May 2016 Assembly polls from Mylapore in Chennai on AIADMK ticket.
Sasikala, who later left the resort where party MLAs loyal to her were put up, said no force can wean away AIADMK from her.
What exactly did Edappadi Palanisamy write to Governor as he staked claim to the chief minister's chair?
Here is the text of the letter handed over by Edappadi K Palanisamy to Governor Vidyasagar Rao, stating that he has the majority to take over as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister:.
All you need to know about Tamil Nadu's new CM Edappadi Palanisamy: The rebel turned chosen one of the establishment
Palanisamy had his electoral debut during almost similar circumstances two decades ago, when the AIADMK split into two factions, headed by MGR's wife, Janaki Ramachandran, and Jayalalithaa.
Highways and Minor Ports Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy and senior leaders will be seeking an appointment with the Governor to stake claim to forming the next government.