18 MLAs inch­ing closer to dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion

The New Indian Express - - CHENNAI -

Chennai: Dis­ci­plinary ac­tion against 18 AIADMK MLAs, who have turned against the gov­ern­ment in favour of ousted deputy gen­eral sec­re­tary TTV Dhi­nakaran, seems to be inch­ing towards dis­qual­i­fi­ca­tion, said sources on con­di­tion of anonymity. The of­fice of the As­sem­bly Speaker is se­ri­ously mulling over the op­tion of dis­qual­i­fy­ing the MLAs af­ter they failed to ap­pear be­fore him even af­ter three no­tices, said sources, while spec­u­la­tion is rife that the an­nounce­ment may come on Mon­day.For the sec­ond con­sec­u­tive day on Fri­day, Chief Min­is­ter ‘Edap­padi’ K Palaniswami and Ad­vo­cate Gen­eral Vijay Narayan held dis­cus­sions with Speaker P Dhana­pal at the Sec­re­tar­iat.

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