DMK President MK Stalin Takes Oath As Chief Minister Of Tamil Nadu

Chennai: DMK President Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin was sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Friday.

He took oath along with 33 members of his cabinet, at the Raj Bhavan in Chennai by Governor Banwarilal Purohit this morning.

The names include 18 former ministers and 15 new faces. It has two women in his cabinet. Stalin’s son Udhayanidhi does not figure in the list of ministers.

AIADMK top leader O Panneerselvam, leaders from alliance parties including Congress’s P Chidambaram, MDMK chief Vaiko and top state officials took part in the ceremony.

The DMK, which led an alliance that included the Congress swept away by winning 159 of 234 seats. The AIADMK, which was in power, had allied with the BJP but secured only 75 seats.

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