TN: DMK Chief Stalin calls on Governor, stakes claim to form Govt: Takes oath as CM on May 7
The DMK chief will take over as Tamil Nadu chief minister on May 7 and will be sworn in as the chief minister at a simple ceremony at Raj Bhavan.
DMK president MK Stalin on Wednesday summoned Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan here and argued that a government would be formed.
Stalin, along with party veteran and general secretary Duraimurugan called on Purohit and gave him a letter on his election as leader of the DMK legislature party and staked claim to form the government, a party release said. DMK treasurer T R Baalu, principal secretary K N Nehru and organisation secretary R S Bharathi accompanied Stalin.
DMK chief is set to assume office as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on May 7 and he would be sworn in as CM in a simple function to be held at the Raj Bhavan.
in was elected leader of the DMK legislature party here on Tuesday. The DMK won 133 seats in the Assembly polls and along with allies including Congress garnered a total of 159 constituencies in the 234-member Assembly. The AIADMK won 66 segments and its partners BJP and PMK four and five seats respectively.