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Panneerselvam May be Sworn in Monday

Panneerselvam, 63, was elected the leader of the AIADMK\'s legislature party following four-year prison term to party general secretary and CM Jayalalithaa

Published: 29th September 2014 12:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 29th September 2014 12:24 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

CHENNAI: AIADMK legislature party leader O. Panneerselvam is expected to be sworn in the new chief minister of Tamil Nadu Monday, said Raj Bhavan sources here.

Panneerselvam.jpg"We are ready for the swearing-in ceremony. However, the time has not been decided," a Raj Bhavan officical said.

Panneerselvam, 63, was elected the leader of the AIADMK's legislature party Sunday evening following four-year prison term to party general secretary and Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case.

Following her conviction, Jayalalithaa was lodged in the Bangalore Central Jail.

AIADMK activists are on hunger strike in various parts of the state protesting the conviction of their leader in the case.

Some fishermen in Kanyakumari did not venture out into the sea Monday, protesting their leader's conviction.

Several members of parliament belonging to the AIADMK are in Bangalore to meet their jailed leader.

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