Press Statement

The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:

Consequent to the decision of the Supreme Court disqualifying Ms. Jayalalithaa from holding the post of Chief Minister, the AIADMK as a Party commanding a majority in the assembly will have to elect a new leader to form the government.

As far as the legal cases are concerned, the appeal of Ms. Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the Tansi case is pending before the High Court. This case must be disposed off without any delay.