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Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker resigns

In a surprise development,Tamil Nadu Speaker D Jayakumar resigned from his post on Saturday.

In a surprise development,Tamil Nadu Speaker D Jayakumar resigned from his post on Saturday.

Jayakumar,elected from Royapuram in Chennai,resigned from office with immediate effect,an official statement said,without assigning any reason. The functions of the Speaker will now be performed by Deputy Speaker P Dhanapal.

An advocate,Jayakumar became Speaker after Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK was brought to power in May last year.

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