Hours after swearing-in, Jayalalithaa expands her cabinet

Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Hours after being sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister with a 28-member council of ministers, J.Jayalalithaa on Monday expanded her ministry by inducting four more ministers.

A Raj Bhavan statement said Governor K.Rosaiah has inducted four more ministers on the recommendation of Jayalalithaa.

The new ministers are G.Bhaskaran, minister for Khadi and Village Industries Board, Sevvoor S.Ramachandran, minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments, Nilofer Kabil, minister for labour and P.Balakrishna Reddy, minister for animal husbandry.

The swearing-in of the four new ministers will take place at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.

–IANS

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