Puducherry: Former Union Minister V Narayanasamy swears in as the Chief Minister of Puducherry. Five Congress legislators also sweared in as ministers alongwith Narayanaswamy.
Lt Governor Kiran Bedi will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the six-member team of ministers at the swearing in ceremony to be held at the historic Gandhi Tidal on beach Road at noon.
Narayanasamy had served as Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office in the second UPA government after serving as MoS Parliamentary Affairs in UPA-I.
Congress – DMK alliance has 17 members in the 30 member Territorial Assembly.
V Narayanasamy emerged victorious in the struggle but the impasse did not end as there were more contenders for cabinet berths.