Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as Chief Minister of Kerala for second time

Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as Chief Minister of Kerala for second time

Pinarayi Vijayan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time at the Central Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on May 20, 2021.

Governor Arif Mohammad Khan administered the oath. Pinarayi Vijayan who guided CPM-led Left Democratic Front in April May assembly elections took oaths of secrecy and office.

“Took the oaths of office and secrecy as Chief Minister of Kerala. Together let us realize a people’s alternative and build a Nava Keralam!” Vijayan tweeted.

“Congratulations to Shri Pinarayi Vijayanji on taking oath as Chief Minister and commencing his second term in office,” PM Modi said in a tweet.

Took the oaths of office and secrecy, as the Chief Minister of Kerala. Together, let us realise a people's alternative, and build a Nava Keralam!

Originally tweeted by Pinarayi Vijayan (@vijayanpinarayi) on May 20, 2021.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin also congratulated the CPM leader Pinarayi Vijayan for taking oath as the chief minister. In a recently concluded state election, DMK leader with alliance partner Congress registers a dominant victory.

“Best wishes to my brother Pinarayi Vijayan on his swearing-in as Chief Minister of Kerala and I hope that his determination and perseverance will lead to social equality, peace, and prosperity for the people,” he said.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will have 20 new members in his cabinet, which will include 12 MLAs CPM and four from CPI.

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