AIADMK MLAs summoned to Apollo hospital to decide on successor, Panneerselvam front runner
AIADMK legislators gathered at the Apollo Hospitals here amid speculation that the party was looking at a successor to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Chennai: AIADMK legislators gathered at the Apollo Hospitals here amid speculation that the party was looking at a successor to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
"We have been asked to wait till further information," an AIADMK lawmaker who did not want to be identified by name told IANS from the hospital.
#BREAKING | MLAs asked to sign declaration supporting O Panneerselvam as Jayalalithaa's successor: AIADMK sources
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The legislators have assembled inside a hall in the Apollo complex.
The hospital said on Monday that Jayalalithaa, who suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday evening, was in very critical condition and was on life support system.
Meanwhile, CNN-News18 has reported that MLAs have been asked to sign a declaration supporting TN Finance Minister O Panneerselvam as Jayalalithaa's successor. India Today too echoed the same reporting that senior AIADMK leaders at the hospital.
With inputs from IANS
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