Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Vijayan takes oath as Kerala CM for second time

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Updated: May 20, 2021 4:52:35 pm

Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing In Ceremony, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Oath Taking Ceremony Live Updates: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will keep Home Affairs, IT and Public Governance portfolios with himself.

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Swearing-In Ceremony of Pinarayi Vijayan as Kerala CM Live Updates: Pinarayi Vijayan has been sworn in as the chief minister of Kerala for second time today. The oath-taking ceremony is taking place at the Central Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan is administering the oath of office and secrecy to the members. Earlier, the Kerala High Court has given the go-ahead to the physical swearing-in ceremony of the new government but directed that the number of people should be restricted to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. It has been decided that the swearing-in will be conducted physically in the presence of 500 people.

The CPI-M led Left Democratic Front has won 99 seats in the 140-member assembly. An order issued by the Chief Secretary regarding the oath-taking ceremony stated that entry to the venue will be strictly through an entry pass and the entry/exit will be regulated by maintaining social distancing. The order said that the seating arrangements including at the dais will be made as per COVID-19 protocol. Entry will be allowed to only those persons having RT-PCR/TRUNAT/RT-LAMP negative results obtained within 48 hours or on the production of a final certificate of COVID vaccination. The order also stated that a testing facility for COVID-19 shall also be arranged near the venue.

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    16:52 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Swearing in of new LDF cabinet concludes

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Swearing in of new LDF cabinet concludes

    16:48 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Veena George – Health Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Veena George – Health Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:44 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate VN Vasavan -Cooperative Sector and Registration Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate VN Vasavan -Cooperative Sector and Registration Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:41 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate V Sivankutty – Education Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate V Sivankutty – Education Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:37 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Saji Cheriyan – Fisheries, culture Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Saji Cheriyan – Fisheries, culture Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:34 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate P Rajeev – Department of Industries and Commerce Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate P Rajeev – Department of Industries and Commerce Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:30 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate K Radhakrishnan – Devasom, SC/ST development Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate  K Radhakrishnan – Devasom, SC/ST development Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:28 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate P Prasad- Agriculture Ministry - takes oath of office.

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate  P Prasad- Agriculture Ministry - takes oath of office.

    16:24 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Muhammed Riyas – PWD, Tourism, Youth welfare Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate  Muhammed Riyas – PWD, Tourism, Youth welfare Ministry - takes oath of office. Riyas is son-in-law of Pinarayi Vijayan.

    16:20 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate MV Govindan – Local Self Government Department, Excise Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate  MV Govindan – Local Self Government Department, Excise Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:15 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate J Chinchurani – Legal Metrology, Dairy Development and Animal Husbandry Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate J Chinchurani – Legal Metrology, Dairy Development and Animal Husbandry Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:12 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Dr R Bindhu – Higher Education Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Dr R Bindhu – Higher Education Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:08 (IST)20 May 2021
    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate KN Balagopal – Finance Ministry - takes oath of office

    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate KN Balagopal – Finance Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:05 (IST)20 May 2021
    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate G R Anil- Civil Supplies Ministry - takes oath of office

    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate G R Anil- Civil Supplies Ministry - takes oath of office

    16:01 (IST)20 May 2021
    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Abdul Rahman – Minority affairs and NRKs Ministry - takes oath of office

    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Abdul Rahman – Minority affairs and NRKs Ministry - takes oath of office

    15:56 (IST)20 May 2021
    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Antony Raju – Transport Ministry - takes oath of office

    Kerala Cabinet Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Antony Raju – Transport Ministry - takes oath of office

    15:53 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Ahammad Devarkovil – Ports Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Ahammad Devarkovil – Ports Ministry - takes oath of office

    15:49 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate AK Saseendran- Forest Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate AK Saseendran- Forest Ministry - takes oath of office

    15:46 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate K Krishnankutty – Power Ministry - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate K Krishnankutty – Power Ministry - takes oath of office

    15:43 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Roshi Augustine – Water Resource Department - takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate Roshi Augustine – Water Resource Department - takes oath of office

    15:39 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate K Rajan takes oath of office

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Minister designate K Rajan (Revenue Minister) takes oath of office

    15:38 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Governor Khan greets CM Pinarayi Vijayan

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Governor Khan greets CM Pinarayi Vijayan

    15:34 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Vijayan sworn in as Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Vijayan sworn in as Chief Minister of Kerala for the second time

    15:32 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan arrives, to administer oath shortly

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan arrives, to administer oath shortly

    15:23 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Vijayan takes a round of the gallery to greet party MLAs

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Vijayan takes a round of the gallery to greet party MLAs 

    15:21 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Vijayan greets his cabinet colleagues ahead of swearing in

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Vijayan greets his cabinet colleagues ahead of swearing in

    15:19 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: CM designate Pinarayi Vijayan reaches Central Stadium

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: CM designate Pinarayi Vijayan reaches Central Stadium

    14:10 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: In his second stint as Chief Minister, Vijayan is basking in the glory of leading the Left front to an astonishing consecutive victory, sending shock waves among the traditional rivals Congress-UDF and BJP-NDA.

    11:58 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: Barring the Chief Minister, K Krishnankutty of JD-S and A K Saseendran of NCP, the Water Resources and Transpor Ministers respectively in the previous LDF government, are the only old faces in the new ministry.

    11:35 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: First time legislators get cabinet berth

    The second Pinarayi Vijayan government, which comes to power bucking the four-decade-old trend of alternate front rule in Kerala, will have a 21-member-strong cabinet with a handful of first-time legislators and three women members, the highest in recent time.

    10:51 (IST)20 May 2021
    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: 21 ministers to take oath in Vijayan cabinet

    Pinarayi Vijayan Swearing-In Ceremony Live: 21 ministers to take oath in Vijayan cabinet

    Kerala is under lockdown till May 23 in wake of a surge in COVID-19 cases. Health minister in the previous Pinarayi government KK Shailaja, who was praised for her handling of the pandemic, will not be a part of the new cabinet. Journalist turned politician Veena George has been given the charge of health ministry.
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