Chennai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday at 12 noon.
The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Centenary Auditorium at the Madras University at 12 noon.
Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah administered the oath of office to the Chief Minister and 28 members of the cabinet.
Updates of Jayalalithaa’s swearing-in ceremony:
* The swearing-in ceremony ends.
* The Cabinet will be a mix of old as well as new ministers.
* The newly elected Cabinet has four women including Ms.Jayalalithaa.
* AIADMK Chief Jayalalithaa sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
* Jaya introduces Cabinet to the Governor.
* Oath taking ceremony of Tamil Nadu CM and the council of ministers, underway in Madras University.
* Jaya takes oath as Tamil Nadu’s CM.
* Governor K.Rosaiah enters the hall. CM designate Jayalalithaa welcomes him by presenting him with a bouquet.
* Acotr Nasir attends Jayalalithaa’s swearing- in ceremony.
* Jayalalithaa arrives at the venue.
* No CM attends the ceremony.
* DMK leader Stalin arrives for Jaya’s swearing-in; made to sit in 10th row.
* Actor Rajnikanth skips Jaya’s swearing-in ceremony.
* Prince of Arcot present at the venue.
* 28 ministers to be sworn-in along with Jayalalithaa.
* Jayalalithaa leaves from her residence for Madras University where she will be sworn-in as CM of Tamil Nadu.
* Union Ministers Pon. Radhakrishnan and Venkaiah Naidu are participating in the swearing-in ceremony.
* AIADMK workers celebrate outside J Jayalalithaa’s residence in Chennai.