N Rangasamy takes oath as the Chief Minister of Puducherry
All India NR Congress Chief N Rangasamy took oath as Chief Minister of Union Territory of Puducherry at a brief ceremony here on Friday
New Delhi: All India NR Congress Chief N Rangasamy took oath as Chief Minister of Union Territory of Puducherry at a brief ceremony here on Friday
Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan inducted Rangasamy as Chief Minister at a brief session on the precincts of Rajnivas here.
The concurrence of the Centre is awaited for the appointment of Deputy Chief Minister, BJP sources said.
The AINRC bagged 10 seats out of the 16 it contested in the April 6 polls while the BJP garnered six out of the nine seats it contested.
The total strength of the Assembly is 30 and sixteen is the magic number for formation of a ministry.
The AINRC and BJP has a combined strength of 16. There are six independents elected to the House and they are by and large supporters of Rangasamy.