Following days of speculations, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) lawmakers on Sunday formally elected VK Sasikala as the Legislative Assembly Chief of their party.

According to AIADMK’s official Twitter account, Sasikala is all set to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

The party’s twitter handle further tweeted:

O Panneerselvam himself proposed the name of ‘Chinamma’ as the leader of AIADMK Legislative Party. 

OPS resigned as the Chief Minister on Sunday in a party meet at AIADMK headquarters in Chennai.

The CM elect arrived at the AIADMK headquarters soon after her big elevation was formally announced by the party. She is likely to formally take charge after taking oath on February 7, 2017.