Chennai sources have stated that the party leader Mr. MK Stalin said DMK has filed a case in the Madras High Court seeking immediate direction to governor to convene the assembly and ask Chief Minister K Palaniswami to prove his majority. Meanwhile when speaking to reporters here, DMK Working President Mr. Stalin said the party has filed a case in the High Court.
MK Stalin said the court has been approached so that Governor C Vidyasagar Rao takes a decision based on democratic principles. Earlier on Sunday, Mr. Stalin led a delegation of opposition parties and urged Mr. Rao to convene the state assembly within a week so that the Palaniswami government can prove its majority.
Meanwhile according to Mr. Stalin, the DMK, with 89 legislators, along with its allies Congress (8), IUML (1) had a total of 98 legislators. Further Mr. Stalin had said 21 legislators belonging to AIADMK Deputy General Secretary TTV Dinakaran are opposed to Chief Minister Palaniswami. Moreover the number of legislators who are opposed to the government is 119 - DMK and allies 98, Dinakaran faction 21.