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Probe into Jaya’s Death Will Get Sasikala a Life Term, Says Stalin

DMK had moved the Madras High Court seeking to declare the vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu Assembly null.

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DMK leader MK Stalin. (Photo Courtesy: The News Minute)
Snapshot
  • On Wednesday, DMK went on a hunger strike to protest the vote of confidence won by Palanisamy and the ruckus in Assembly prior to that
  • The high court adjourned the hearing of DMK’s plea challenging the vote till Monday
  • The court asked for the video of the ruckus in the Assembly
  • DMK’s MK Stalin held Sasikala responsible for Jayalalithaa’s death
  • Stalin to meet the President today
5:34 AM, 23 Feb

MK Stalin to Meet the President Today

DMK’s MK Stalin said that he met with Tamil Nadu Governor Rao and briefed him about the ruckus that ensued in the Assembly on Saturday.

He added that he, along with other senior members of the party, are going to meet the President in Delhi and explain the situation to him.

5:34 AM, 23 Feb

Stalin Holds Sasikala Responsible for Jaya's Death

Launching a direct attack at Sasikala, DMK’s MK Stalin said that if Jayalalithaa’s death is probed, she’d be in jail for life.

If proper probe takes place into Jayalalithaa’s death, the person who’s in jail for 4 years now will be awarded lifetime imprisonment.
MK Stalin, Working President, DMK

He added that the “hunger protest which we are undertaking today is not for us. It is against the benami rule established in Tamil Nadu”.

6:11 AM, 22 Feb

HC Adjourns Case Till Monday; Asks for Video of Ruckus

The Madras High Court has adjourned the hearing of DMK’s plea challenging Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy’s trust vote in the Assembly till Monday.

The court has asked the petitioners to submit videos of the ruckus that ensued inside the Assembly on Saturday before the floor test finally began.

Meanwhile, DMK MLAs are continuing with their hunger strike in Trichy in protest of the ruckus.

DMK’s hunger strike protest over ruckus that took place in Tamil Nadu Assembly, led by MK Stalin, is underway. (Photo: ANI)
DMK’s hunger strike protest over ruckus that took place in Tamil Nadu Assembly, led by MK Stalin, is underway. (Photo: ANI)
6:26 AM, 22 Feb

AIADMK MLAs Filed Complaint About Being Caged at Resort: Advocate

Speaking to the media outside the court, Advocate K Balu has said that they “have proof that AIADMK MLAs were kept at Golden Bay resort for 11 days and also that many filed complaint about being caged.”

Earlier, an MLA, who had claimed to have escaped the resort, had filed a case against Sasikala and Palanisamy under three sections, including kidnapping.


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