"Justice will prevail," said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam who met with Governor Vidyasagar Rao in Chennai on Thursday evening. Panneerselvam, who addressed the media for a short while, did not give out details of what exactly transpired between him and Rao. He thanked the people for their support and ended the presser by saying, "Dharma will win." He said that the governor had assured that justice would be done.
Panneerselvam, during his meeting with the Rao said that he wished to withdraw his resignation. He said that he wanted to continue as the Tamil Nadu chief minister. The governor is however understood not to have commented on the issue. Rao is scheduled to meet Sasikala Natarajan at 7.30 pm.
Panneerselvam also told Rao that the people were with him. He added that Sasikala had taken the MLAs to an undisclosed location and had kept them hostage. He explained the situation that led him to resigning in the first place. He said that he was humiliated in the party which led to his resignation. OPS further said that the people want him as the CM and hence he wanted to withdraw his resignation.