After dramatic events of Tuesday night, who will have the required support from MLAs to lead the state?

Live blog The OPS vs Sasikala battle as it unfolds
news Politics Wednesday, February 08, 2017 - 10:11

Soon after caretaker CM O Pannerselvam announced on Tuesday night that he was forced to resign as the CM and vacate the chair for Sasikala, hundreds of supporters gathered at his residence soon after and in the wee hours of Wednesday.

But does OPS have enough support on the floor of the TN assembly to win over Sasikala?

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Sasikala responded to OPS last night alleging that the DMK was behind the 'revolt'. She also said that AIADMK MLAs were united and with her.

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With Sasikala's swearing-in uncertain, it remains to be seen who can muster the required support from MLAs to lead the state.

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