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C M should be changed; Dhinakaran tells Tamil Nadu governor

Chennai: The AIADMK faction headed by jailed General Secretary V K Sasikala’s nephew, T T V Dhinakaran, Tuesday informed Governor C V Rao that it wants the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to be changed, a faction member said.

Speaking to a television channel Sasikala-Dhinakaran loyalist Thangathamizh Chelvan said: “We have told the Governor that we will be taking steps to change Chief Minister K Palaniswami.”

He said: “We are taking steps to change the chief minister.”

According to him, the party legislators would meet and elect a new chief minister. The Dhinakaran faction was upset over their isolation in the party. Nineteen legislators belonging to the Dhinakaran faction met the Governor Tuesday at Raj Bhavan.

(With agency inputs)

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