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E K Palaniswami sworn-in as new Tamil Nadu chief minister: As it happened

By Kamna Arora | By Sanjeeb Baruah | Last Updated: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 21:51
Zee Media Bureau

Chennai: Edappadi K Palaniswami, the general secretary of the AIADMK party and a close confidante of VK Sasikala, was on Thursday sworn-in as the new chief minister of Tamil Nadu, ending weeks of political turmoil over the post.

Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office.

Palaniswami was sworn -in along with 30 other cabinet ministers.

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court had found VK Sasikala guilty in the DA case and ordered her to serve a jail sentence.

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First Published: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 21:51
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