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DMK Cabinet Resigns

Chennai, May 13: Facing a rout in the Assembly polls with his bitter political foe AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa storming back to power, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi today submitted the resignation of his ministry.
PTI May 13, 2011 15:22 IST
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Chennai, May 13: Facing a rout in the Assembly polls with his bitter political foe AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa storming back to power, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi today submitted the resignation of his ministry. Conceding defeat without waiting for the final tally, Karunanidhi submitted the resignation of Council of Ministers as trends showed that the AIADMK-led front was poised for a landslide win.

Governor S S Barnala accepted the resignation of Karunanidhi and his Council of Ministers (with effect) from this afternoon, a Raj Bhavan communique said.

The Governor has requested Karunanidhi and the present Council of Ministers to function until alternative arrangements were made, it said. PTI