Karunanidhi to take oath as CM on May 13
Chennai, May 12: A 31-member Ministry, headed by DMK President and Chief Minister-designate M Karunanidhi, will assume office in Tamil Nadu tomorrow.
State Governor Surjit Singh Barnala invited Mr Karunanidhi to form the Ministry at the earliest, when the latter called on him at Raj Bhavan and staked his claim to form government.
A Raj Bhavan communique said Mr Karunanidhi handed over a letter, intimating his election as the Leader of the DMK Legislature Party and the list of Ministers to be sworn-in.
The swearing-in ceremony will be held at 1100 hrs at Nehru Stadium tomorrow.
The following is the list of Ministers who will be sworn-in along with Mr Karunanidhi tomorrow: K Anbazhagan, Arcot N Veerasamy, M K Stalin, Ko Si Mani, Veerapandi Arumugam, Duraimurugan, P T R Palaivel Rajan, K Ponmudi, K N Nehru, M R K Panneerselvam, I Periyasamy, N Suresh Rajan, Parithi Ilamvazhuti, A V Velu, Suba Thangavelan, K K S S Ramachandran, T M Anbarasan, K R Periyakaruppan, N K K P Raja, Thangam Tennarasu, S N M Upayathulla, T P M Mohideen Khan, N Selvaraj, Vellakovil Saminathan, Dr Poongothai Aladi Aruna, Ms Geetha Jeevan, Ms Tamilarasi, K P T Sami, U Mathivanan and K Ramachandran.