Later O Panneerselvam too is likely to meet with the Governor and stake a claim to form the government. The Governor is likely to apply the formula of a composite floor test and allow both leaders to prove their majority on the floor of the house.
Meanwhile pro-Sasikala MLAs lodged at the Golden Bay resort have threatened to go on a hunger strike if evicted from the resort.
Sources says Sasikala is unlikely to surrender until the floor test is completed. She feels in her absence many may cross over to the OPS camp.