CHENNAI: Members of the Tamil Nadu assembly must not address chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami by his name inside the house and should address him as Honourable chief minister, ruled deputy speaker Pollachi Jayaraman in the assembly on Monday.
Immediately, deputy speaker Jayaraman, who was in the chair, ruled that no one should mention the chief minister by name.
Every time speaker used to expunge whatever we said,” said a DMK MLA.Off late, AIADMK MLAs have been addressing the chief minister as Edappadiyar in the assembly.
“When Jayalalithaa was alive and we used to call her as Ammaiyar and AIADMK MLAs used to protest stating that her name must not be mentioned in the house.
On Monday, when one of the AIADMK MLA, participating in the debate on the budget, mentioned the chief minister’s name.
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