Jayalalithaa takes oath as Tamil Nadu CM: As it happened
The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Centenary Auditorium at the Madras University at 12 noon.
Chennai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for a second consecutive term on Monday. This is for the first time since the death of former chief minister MG Ramachandra Menon, who is popularly known as MGR, in 1987 that a ruling party has returned to power for a consecutive second term in Tamil Nadu.
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-Jayalalithaa's historic swearing-in ceremony ends. Everyone in the auditorium rise for the national anthem.
-Jayalalithaa signs the official document after being sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister.
-28 ministers take mass oath after Jayalalithaa is sworn-in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
-Oath taking ceremony of Tamil Nadu Council of Ministers underway at Madras University.
Chennai: Oath taking ceremony of Tamil Nadu CM and the council of ministers, underway in Madras University pic.twitter.com/U1Sh8VV8vl
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-Jayalalithaa officially sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for sixth time.
Jayalalithaa takes oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
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-Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah administers the oath of office to Jayalalithaa.
-Jayalalithaa arrives at Centenary Auditorium at the Madras University for oath ceremony.
-Jayalalithaa leaves her Poes Garden residence for Madras University to take oath as CM of Tamil Nadu.
-The swearing in ceremony will be held at the Centenary Auditorium at the Madras University at 12 noon.
-Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will administer the oath of office to the Chief Minister and 28 members of the cabinet.
-AIADMK MLA and former MP Semmalai will be the pro-term speaker for the 15th Assembly.
-Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu will be attending the ceremony on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Central Government.
Invitations have been sent to various dignitaries throughout the country.
-For the first time, the main opposition, DMK Party's treasurer M.K. Stalin will also be attending the ceremony.
-Jayalalithaa met state Governor K Rosaiah on May 21 during which she staked the claim to form the government.
-The century old auditorium of the Madras University has been decked up for the swearing in ceremony of the Chief Minister and her cabinet colleagues.
-Workers of the party have been streaming in to the city in large numbers to get a glimpse of their favorite leader today.
-Security has been tightened in and around the university and large LED TV screens and loud speakers have been placed at Kamarajar salai for the public to witness the function.
-The ceremony will also be relayed live in all the districts through the mobile vans with digi screens by the Information and Public relation department.