Pinarayi Vijayan to be sworn-in as Kerala CM on 25th May

Thiruvananthapuram: Pinarayi Vijayan would be sworn-in as Kerala's 22nd chief minister on 25 May, in the state capital .

The CPM led Left Democratic Front (LDF) won the polls on Thursday by winning 91 seats in the 140 member Kerala Assembly.

The date was confirmed by Vijayan on Saturday meeting veteran party colleague V.S.Achuthanandan along with CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan.

Pinarayi Vijayan

File photo of Pinarayi Vijayan. PTI

"He (Achuthanandan) has been a chief minister from our party in the past and hence came to meet him. As things stand now, we have decided to have the swearing-in of the new government on Wednesday, 25 May, at the Central Stadium, in Thiruvananthapuram," said Vijayan.

"Discussions have begun on finalising the ministers in our party and in the coming days, the list will be ready," he added.

Vijayan was elected to lead his party at a meeting of his party leadership on Friday.


Published Date: May 21, 2016 11:29 am | Updated Date: May 21, 2016 11:38 am


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