Puducherry: Newly appointed five Ministers in N Rangaswamy Cabinet sworn-in at Raj Nivas
In the Union Territory of Puducherry, the newly appointed five Ministers in N Rangaswamy Cabinet were sworn-in at a function held in Raj Nivas today.
Lieutenant Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan administered the oath of office to all the five Ministers – A. Namassivayam, Sai J Saravanan Kumar from BJP and K. Lakshmi Narayanan, C.Djeacoumar and Mrs. Chandra Priyanka from All India NR Congress .
Now the total strength of the ministry is 6 including the Chief Minister.
In the history of Puducherry, this is the first time that BJP is a part of the Ministry.
Puducherry got its first woman minister in the last 4 decades with Chandira Priyanga sworn-in.
Last time, during 1980-83, the late Congress leader Renuka Appadurai held the Education portfolio in the DMK-led coalition ministry.