AINRC chief N Rangasamy will likely be sworn in as Chief Minister of Union Territory of Puducherry at a short ceremony right here on Friday. Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan would induct Rangasamy as Chief Minister at a short session on the precincts of Rajnivas right here.
Sources stated Rangasamy alone could be inducted as Chief Minister tomorrow though he could be heading an NDA dispensation which has the BJP as the opposite constituent. In response to social gathering sources, the swearing-in of different ministers, together with these from BJP will happen within the subsequent few days.
Normally, the energy of a ministry in Puducherry could be six, together with chief minister. There may be, nevertheless, a reported transfer to have one deputy chief minister now though there isn’t any precedent on this regard.
A Namassivayam, who joined the BJP in January after quitting the Congress is tipped for the submit of deputy chief minister. The concurrence of the Centre is awaited for the appointment of deputy chief minister, BJP sources stated.
The AINRC bagged 10 seats out of the 16 it contested within the April 6 polls whereas the BJP garnered six out of the 9 seats it contested. The full energy of the Meeting is 30 and 16 is the magic quantity for formation of a ministry.
The AINRC and BJP has a mixed energy of 16. There are six independents elected to the Home and they’re by and huge supporters of Rangasamy.
The DMK has emerged victorious from six segments out of 13 seats it contested. The Congress fared poorly by annexing solely two out of the 14 seats it contested.