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Tamil Nadu gets its third CM in 9 months

DNMUM383404 | 2/17/2017 | Author : G Jagannath | WC :515 | India



Chennai: Ending the political uncertainty in Tamil Nadu that began with the caretaker Chief Minister, O Panneerselvam revolting against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary VK Sasikala, Governor Vidyasagar Rao on Thursday sworn in a 31-member Cabinet headed by 63-year-old Edappadi K Palaniswami.
Palaniswami will prove his majority at a special Assembly session on Saturday.
The Governor administered the oath of office and secrecy to Palaniswami, a staunch Sasikala loyalist, at a hurriedly convened swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan on Thursday evening.
Barring O Panneerselvam and Ma Foi K Pandiarajan, Palaniswami has retained all the members of the outgoing council of ministers. Party Pre
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