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Jayalalithaa resigns as chief minister

Source: PTI
May 11, 2006 18:06 IST
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J Jayalalithaa, leader of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, resigned as Tamil Nadu chief minister on Thursday, after her party was defeated in the Assembly elections.

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam-led Democratic Party Alliance is set to form the new government with M Karunanidhi as chief minister.

She sent her resignation to Governor S S Barnala through IT Minister D Jayakumar, AIADMK sources said.

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