Jayalalithaa to take oath on May 23. Here’s who gets what in her cabinet

first_imgJ Jayalalithaa, who will take oath as chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the second term on May 23, today met State Governor K Rosaiah at the Raj Bhavan to stake claim of the government.Jayalalithaa is expected to be sworn-in as chief minister on Monday in Chennai at Madras University Centenary Auditorium. The other ministers are also likely to take oath on that same day.According to reports, the Governor has approved a list of 29 ministers who will be the part of Jayalalithaa’s cabinet.Here are the expected portfolios of the ministers:O Panneerselvam retains Finance portfolio.Edappadi K Palaniswami remains the minister for Highways, Minor Ports and Forests.CV Shanmugam who was dropped by Jaya from Cabinet last term, is back as Prisons and Law Minister.D Jayakumar gets FisheriesKadambur Raju is appointed as the minister for Information and Publicity.Rajendra Balaji who was previously the Information and Publicity minister got Rural industries this termEx deputy mayor of Chennai, P Benjamin is now the minister for sports and youth welfareDr M Manikandan is elected as the new IT MinisterAlso read: Day after #Verdict16: Jayalalithaa likely to take oath on May 23 and other developmentslast_img read more