- Stalin’s DMK received 133 seats within the lately held elections for the 234-member meeting. The get together contested the polls in alliance with another regional events and Congress.
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 09:46 AM IST
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s chief MK Stalin on Friday was sworn in because the chief minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor Banwarilal Purohit at Raj Bhavan in Chennai.
Stalin’s DMK received 133 seats within the lately held elections for the 234-member meeting. The get together contested the polls in alliance with another regional events and Congress.
Together with Stalin, 33 different ministers from his get together additionally took the oath. The names embody 19 former ministers and 15 new faces. There are two girls among the many newly sworn-in ministers.
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Based on a listing launched by the DMK on Thursday, get together president MK Stalin will maintain a number of key portfolios, together with the essential dwelling division. Stalin’s different portfolios embody welfare of specially-abled individuals, public, basic administration, and appointment and switch of IAS and IPS officers within the state.
The checklist additionally contains Ma Subramanian who would be the new state well being minister, whereas Duraimurugan will deal with the portfolio of water assets. KN Nehru, in the meantime, will maintain municipal administration.
Tamil Nadu’s new finance minister might be Palanivel Thiagarajan, whereas EVL Velu has been given the general public works portfolio. Ok Ponmudi would be the in-charge of the upper training ministry and Geetha Jeevan will take care of the social welfare and ladies empowerment ministry. PK Sekar Babu and Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi will deal with Hindu spiritual and charitable endowments and faculty training, respectively.
Nonetheless, Stalin’s son Udhayanidhi, who turned a first-time MLA after profitable from the Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency, has not been given any ministry.