Chandira Priyanga, a woman MLA from AINRC, will also be included in the cabinet. This will be the first time after 41 years that a woman MLA will get a place in the cabinet of the Puducherry government. Before this, the last time Congress leader Late Renuka Appadurai was included in the cabinet as a women minister was during 1980-83. He was made the education minister in the coalition government led by DMK leader MDR Ramachandran.
N Rangasamy took oath as Chief Minister on May 7
Oath-taking ceremony to be held at 2.30 pm
Screw was stuck over the post of Deputy Chief Minister