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DMK Chief M.K. Stalin Sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

The simple ceremony was conducted as per COVID-19 protocols.

Chennai: Muthuvel Karunanidhi Stalin, the DMK president who led his party to a huge victory in the Assembly polls was sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Friday.

Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath of office and secrecy to 68-year old Stalin, for whom this would be the first stint as CM, in a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhavan here.

AIADMK top leader O Paneerselvam, leaders from alliance parties including Congress’s P. Chidambaram, MDMK chief Vaiko and top state officials took part in the ceremony.

The ceremony witnessed adherence to COVID-19 guidelines including wearing masks.

(PTI)