Sasikala meets Governor, stakes claim

Chennai: AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala during the meeting with Tamil Nadu Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan in Chennai on Thursday. /PTI]

Chennai, Feb 9 : AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala on Thursday staked her claim to form the government in Tamil Nadu during her meeting with Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao, the party said.

According to a tweet by AIADMK, Sasikala met Rao and handed him the letters of support given by her party legislators.

She was accompanied by senior ministers.

Before going to Raj Bhavan, Sasikala went to J. Jayalalithaa’s memorial at Marina beach and paid homage there.

She also kept a large sized envelope there as a mark of seeking the late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s blessings.

Earlier in the evening, Tamil Nadu’s acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam met Rao.

Speaking to reporters after meeting Rao at 5 p.m. Panneerselvam said: “I met the Governor and briefed him about the happenings in the state.”

“Justice will win,” he declared.