Jayalalithaa drops Law Minister E Subbiah
In her second cabinet reshuffle since her government took over in May, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa dropped Law Minister E Subbiah.
Chennai: In her second cabinet reshuffle since
her government took over in May, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa
on Sunday dropped Law Minister E Subbiah from the Council of
Ministers and redesignated some others, including Food
Minister Agri SS Krishnamoorthy.
While Information Minister G Senthamizhan has been given
charge of Law, Courts and Prisons, Personnel and
Administrative Reforms and prevention of Corruption, hitherto
held by Subbiah, Kadayanallur MLA P Chendur Pandian has been
inducted into the cabinet as Minister for Khadi and Village
Industries, a Raj Bhavan press release here said.
The changes were announced by Governor Surjit Singh
Barnala on the `advice` of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. The
swearing in ceremony will be held tomorrow.
Krishnamoorthy has been designated as Minister for
Commercial Taxes and Registration in place of Gokula Indira,
who is now Minister for Tourism.
Tourism Minister Budhichandran is the Minister for Food.
Earlier, the cabinet was reshuffled on June 27 when A
Mohammed John was included as Minister and the portfolios of
some of the Ministers were changed.