Stalin calls on TN Guv, stakes claim to form govtPTI | Chennai | Updated: 05-05-2021 12:16 IST | Created: 05-05-2021 12:16 IST
DMK president M K Stalin on Wednesday called on Governor Banwarilal Purohit at the Raj Bhavan here and staked claim to form the government, a day after he was unanimously elected leader of the legislature party.
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.
The 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.
Stalin was elected leader of the DMK legislature party here on Tuesday.
The AIADMK won 66 segments and its partners BJP and PMK four and five seats respectively.
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