Ministers to take oath along with Stalin?

Chennai: There are speculations over whether all members of the new Council of Ministers would be sworn in on Friday, along with DMK president M K Stalin who would take oath as Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.

While some sources said that some senior Ministers would assume charge along with Stalin, others said the whole Cabinet would be sworn in tomorrow.

On Wednesday, Governor Banwarilal Purohit appointed Stalin as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after he submitted a letter on his election as legislature party leader.

Stalin called on Purohit at the Raj Bhavan and submitted a letter intimating of his election as the leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Legislature party.

Governor Purohit appointed him as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and invited him to form the ministry and to have the swearing-in ceremony on 7 May at 9 am at Raj Bhavan, an official release said.

Stalin had already said the ceremony shall be held in a simple manner on the Raj Bhavan premises due to Covid situation.

 

NT Bureau