Live Updates: Tamilnadu Assembly Trust Vote developments

Live Updates: Tamilnadu Assembly Trust Vote developments
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Tamil Nadu assembly is going through the motion of a trust vote for the first time in 29 years today to decide the fate of the VK Sasikala faction\'s AIADMK government headed by Edappadi K Palaniswami. Stay with us for live updates.

4:16 PM (IST)

4:10 PM (IST) DMK leader Stalin says he will go on a fast near Gandhi Statue at the Marina, reports TOI's Pushpa Narayan.

3:50 PM (IST) The war has begun. You will soon have AIADMK govt with Opposition as CM - S Semmalai, AIADMK MLA

3:46 PM (IST) People who former chief minister J Jayalalithaa didn't want are back in politics. We will meet the governor if there is a need - Panneerselvam, AIADMK MLA

03:42 PM (IST) Tamil Nadu govt headed by Edappadi Palaniswami wins trust vote after chaos in assembly

03:40 PM (IST) Stalin was manhandled by police. DMK MLAs are here to meet governor. More than 1,000 policemen were in the assembly. We were forcibly evicted. The speaker was biased through out - M Subramanian, DMK MLA

03:30 PM (IST)

03:30 PM (IST) Palaniswami wins confidence vote, gets support of 122 MLAs

03:26 PM (IST) Palaniswami govt proves majority in confidence vote.

03:25 PM (IST) One AIADMK MLA did not participate.

03:23 PM (IST) Government wins confidence vote. Palaniswami gets 122 votes, OPS camp gets 11 votes.

03:23 PM (IST) Voting complete in 4 blocks.

03:20 PM (IST) Total 11 votes against government.

03:19 PM (IST) 4 votes against govt in block 2

03:18 PM (IST) Voting happening with entire opposition outside the House. The voting is between the two factions of AIADMK.

03:17 PM (IST) Voting under way in block two.

03:15 PM (IST) Block One of assembly, two rebel MLAs vote against govt.

03:13 PM (IST) CM Palanisamy's vote of confidence: Voting begins in Tamil Nadu assembly

03:10 PM (IST) Congress stages walk out from Tamil Nadu Assembly

03:05 PM (IST)

03:00 PM (IST)

03:00 PM (IST) We are going to meet the Governor to apprise him of the situation here: MK Stalin

02:55 PM (IST) We were told that assembly will reconvene at 3 pm, but at 2 pm Police came and tried to forcefully evict us.My shirt also torn: MK Stalin

02:50 PM (IST) Speaker tore of his shirt himself and blamed MLAs of DMK. We reiterate our demand for a secret ballot: MK Stalin

02:45 PM (IST) The Police have entered the assembly and are not letting it function: T. M. Anbarasan,DMK MLA

02:40 PM (IST) Constitution expert Subhash Khashyap says going ahead with voting after evicting DMK MLAs though technically correct but highly improper.

02:38 PM (IST) All DMK MLAs are being forcefully evicted from the assembly hall. Stalin stays put inside the hall.

02:37 PM (IST) DMK MLAs are sitting on dharna in the lobby to assembly hall. These MLAs came out for a break but the marshals and police refused to allow them as speaker had ordered their eviction.

02:00 PM (IST) Meanwhile, Golden bay resort, where AIADMK MLAs from Sasikala camp were staying for a few days, has put out a notice saying it is closed "for maintenance".

01:58 PM (IST) Speaker says there is no way he can order secret ballot as the assembly rules don't permit. He said only division is possible.

01:30 PM (IST) Tamil Nadu assembly adjourned till 3 PM

01:28 PM (IST) DMK MLAs to sit on dharna inside Tamil Nadu assembly premises.

01:21 PM (IST) Edappadi Palaniswami confidence motion is moved in the assembly now.

01:22 PM (IST) DMK members evicted from assembly.

01:20 PM (IST) Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker P Dhanapal orders assembly police to evict DMK MLAs.

01:20 PM (IST) You (DMK MLAs) tore my shirt & insulted me, I am doing my work abiding law: TamilNadu assembly Speaker P Dhanapal

01:18 PM (IST)

01:10 PM (IST)

01:08 PM (IST) Tamil Nadu Assembly proceedings begin again

12:45 PM (IST)

12:38 PM (IST) Assembly proceedings have been temporarily halted following huge uproar. An ambulance has been brought in

12:35 PM (IST) Meeting underway between CM Palanisami and senior ministers

12:20 PM (IST) Assembly secretary AMP Jamaludeen's seat also damaged.

12:10 PM (IST) Ku Ka Selvam DMK MLA sat on Speaker's chair in protest

12:15 PM (IST) Tamil Nadu assembly has been adjourned till 1 pm after uproar

12:11 PM (IST)

12:10 PM (IST) DMK protest in assembly: Table in front of Speaker's chair has been broken. Microphones being thrown

12:13 PM (IST) DMK MLAs tear paper, throw chairs in assembly demanding secret ballot

12:10 PM (IST) DMK MLA Poongothai Aladi Aruna climbs on bench and raises slogans demanding secret ballot

12:10 PM (IST) DMK MLAs gherao Assembly Speaker Dhanapal, demanding secret ballot

11:50 AM (IST) Indian Union Muslim League too demands secret ballot voting in TamilNadu assembly.

11:58 AM (IST)

11:50 AM (IST) Nobody can interfere in my decision on how to vote: Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker P Dhanapal

11:47 AM (IST) MLAs should be given time to hear the views of their constituency people, till then time should be given: Panneerselvam

11:45 AM (IST) Division voting not happening as ruckus continues.

11:42 AM (IST) P. Dhanapal TN Assembly Speaker rejects request of DMK asking to postpone floor test to another day

11:40 AM (IST) People's voice should be heard and then only the floor test should be done in the assembly: Panneerselvam

11:35 AM (IST) Let's not have no confidence motion today: DMK

11:32 AM (IST) Why are you moving no confidence motion when you have 15 days time? Asks Stalin

11:32 AM (IST) Stalin demands Chair to move no confidence motion some other day. He bats for secret balloting to safeguard democracy.

11:30 AM (IST) Out of 6 blocks, each block has 38 MLAs. First 3 block expected to be of EPS Camp.

11:32 AM (IST) 230 members present in assembly: TV channels

11:30 AM (IST) Ruckus continues, DMK demands the Chair to allow Semmalai to speak.

11:30 AM (IST) Reports say that speaker has rejected OPS camp's demand for secret ballot.

11:25 AM (IST) Division voting, where MLAs are asked to stand up in six blocks.

11:24 AM (IST) All doors shut in Tamil Nadu assembly premises.

11: 21 AM (IST) Assembly begins voting.

11: 21 AM (IST) Ruckus in assembly over demand for secret ballot.

11: 21 AM (IST) Speaker accepts motion. Yet to decide whether open or secret ballot.

11: 20 AM (IST) I assure that the MLAs will be given adequate security: P. Dhanapal, Assembly Speaker

11:18 AM (IST) Duraimurugan sought to know why Stalin's vehicle was searched and demanded action against police.

11:17 AM (IST) OPS camp demands secret balloting.

11:16 AM (IST) DMK, Congress, OPS faction demand secret ballot.

11:14 AM (IST)

11:12 AM (IST) AIADMK Presidium Chairman Madhusudanan(OPS camp) appointed S Semmalai as chief whip in assembly

11:10 AM (IST) AIADMK MLAs (Palanisamy supporters ) raise slogans against DMK in assembly floor test

11:07 AM (IST) MLAs are being brought to the Secretariat like prisoners: MK Stalin

11:07 AM (IST) DMK raise slogans in Tamil Nadu assembly supporting Panneerselvam

11:05 AM (IST) CM Palanisamy moves motion for the vote of confidence in TN assembly

11:00 AM (IST) DMK president M Karunanidhi stays off.

10:58 AM (IST) Panneerselvam arrives in. Seat No. 82 has been allotted.

10:20 AM (IST) Congress to vote against the confidence motion in Tamil Nadu assembly's special session today Floor Test

10:08 AM (IST)

10:08 AM (IST)

10:05 AM (IST) I strongly appeal, atleast speaker should permit secret ballot. To some extent, MLAs will be free to exercise their franchise:BV Acharya

09:52 AM (IST)

09:50 AM (IST)

09:46 AM (IST)

09:45 AM (IST) DMK working president M K Stalin leaves for assembly to attend special session

09:02 AM (IST) Amma's legacy rests on able shoulders of OPS, this will be driving force to vote, not temporary confinement of brainwashing - M Pandiarajan

09:20 AM (IST) We don't think we are in single digit. We believe 135 people should vote for us - M Pandiarajan, former TN Minister & OPS supporter

09:00 AM (IST) Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami reaches secretariat for floor test.

08:45 AM (IST)

08:44 AM (IST)

08:35 AM (IST) Ailing Karunanidhi likely to miss trust vote 08:26 AM (IST) Rahul directs Tamil Nadu Congress MLAs to vote against trust motion

08:15 AM (IST)

08:15 AM (IST)

07:37 AM (IST) Coimbatore North constituency MLA PRG Arunkumar has extended his support to OPS He managed to come out from the resort at Koovathur. He also resigned his post urban district secretary of AIADMK

06:51 AM (IST) Congress high command has decided to vote against confidence motion in Assembly today

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