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Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as Tamil Nadu CM on May 23

Current Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam is expected to resign on May 22, AIADMK spokesperson C R Saraswathi was quoted as telling media on Wednesday.
ANI | By HT Correspondent, Chennai
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2015 04:09 PM IST

AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa will take oath as Tamil Nadu chief minister on May 23, days after being acquitted in a disproportionate assets case by the Karnataka High Court.

Current Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam is expected to resign on May 22, AIADMK spokesperson C R Saraswathi was quoted as telling media on Wednesday.

Jayalalithaa is scheduled to offer floral tributes to statues of the party's founder MG Ramachandran, DMK founder C N Annadurai and D K founder EV Ramaswamy on May 22.

The AIADMK has reportedly called for a meeting of its legislators at the party headquarters here to elect Jayalalithaa as leader of the AIADMK legislature party on May 22.

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