Jaya sworn in as TN CM for sixth time

Jaya sworn in as TN CM for sixth time

CHENNAI: AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, who defied a 32-year history to return to power for a second consecutive term, on Monday took oath as Chief Minister for the sixth time at a function in which DMK was also present, breaking a practice of the rivals keeping away from the other’s ceremony.
The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa along with 28 others including her trusted lieutenant O Pannerselvam took the oath of office and secrecy in the name of God in Tamil that was administered by Governor K Rosaiah.
The AIADMK supremo retained 15 of her ministers who were in the previous cabinet and 13 new faces including three women.
AIADMK supporters in parts of the state distributed sweets and greeted each other on the occasion.

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