DMK chief Stalin will take oath as chief minister on May 7, program to be held at Raj Bhavan. DMK chief MK Stalin was elected as the leader of the legislative party on Tuesday.
On May 7, he will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. This swearing-in ceremony will be held at Raj Bhavan at 11 am. DMK has won 133 assembly seats.
The Palaniswami-led AIADMK could get only 66 seats. Palaniswamy submitted his resignation and the resignation of his cabinet to Governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Monday, which he has accepted.
DMK won 133 seats in the Tamil Nadu assembly
In the results on May 2, the DMK has captured 133 of the total 234 seats in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. According to the final results of the Election Commission, the AIADMK led by K Palaniswami could get only 66 seats.
Palaniswami submitted his resignation and his cabinet to the Governor.
Earlier, Palaniswami submitted his resignation and his cabinet resignation to Governor Banwari Lal Purohit on Monday, which he accepted.
According to the release issued by Raj Bhavan on Monday, ‘ EPS has resigned along with the cabinet and resignations were send to the Governor of Tamil Nadu.
The resignation of Palaniswami and his Council of Ministers was accepted from the afternoon of May 3, 2021. ‘
The Governor dissolved the 15th assembly of Tamil Nadu.
But Purohit has requested him and the current Council of Ministers to continue in office till alternative arrangements are made, according to the release. Also, the Governor has dissolved the 15th Assembly of Tamil Nadu (21 from 2016).
Palaniswami wishes Stalin.
After the defeat, Palaniswami wished DMK President MK Stalin on Monday as the next Chief Minister of the state.
Palaniswamy tweeted, ‘I wish MK Stalin, who will take charge as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu’. The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly has 234 seats and 118 seats are needed for a majority.