February 16, 2017 17:00 IST

Edappadi Palanisamy takes oath as Tamil Nadu CM

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E. Palaniswamy, a loyalist of the now jailed AIADMK General Secretary V.K. Sasikala, on Thursday took oath as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office and secrecy to Palaniswamy and his ministers at the Raj Bhavan.
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Palaniswamy succeeds O. Panneerselvam, who became Chief Minister after the December 5 death of J. Jayalalithaa.