Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami tendered his resignation and that of his cupboard and Governor Banwarilal Purohit accepted it, the Raj Bhavan mentioned right here on Monday. “The Governor of Tamil Nadu accepted the resignation of Chief Minister Thiru Edappadi K Palaniswami and his Council of Ministers, with effect from the afternoon of 3.5.2021,” a Raj Bhavan launch mentioned.
However, Purohit requested him and the current Council of Ministers to proceed till various preparations are made, the discharge added. Also, the “governor has dissolved the 15th (2016-21) Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.” DMK captured the reins of energy in Tamil Nadu from the AIADMK by successful 133 of the overall 234 constituencies within the Assembly polls.
The AIADMK gained 66 seats.