Lakshminarayanan, who resigned from the Congress ahead of the trust vote, was welcomed by party President N Rangasamy and other leaders and functionaries
Lakshminarayanan, who represents Raj Bhavan constituency in the Puducherry Assembly, quit on Sunday, citing lack of recognition by the Congress government and party to his seniority and service
The simmering differences with Congress took root when he was denied a minister’s post though he was a former minister and has been an MLA since 2001.
A close associate of Raj Bhavan MLA K Lakshminarayanan, Ganeshan had been working for the people of the area for the past 35 years.
Lakshminarayanan and his wife Saraswathi from Kalpathy, will embark on the chopper ride from the Indira Gandhi Stadium ground in Palakkad.