Earlier Tamil Nadu chief Minister Panneerselvam had resigned to his office, in a bid to pave way for the AIADMK Party president J Jayalalithaa to be sworn in as Chief Minister.
Accordingly, Jayalalithaa, today has sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the 5th time at the Madras University Centenary Auditorium. All the Ministers were made to sworn in at a time in the ceremony by Governor K Rossaiah.
In the Ceremony, VIPs like actor Rajanikanth, ICC chairman N Srinivasan were also present.
Home Minister Rajnath SIngh and others congratulated Jayalalitha on the ocassion.
J Jayalalitha, earlier has faced a trial in the Karnataka special Court under the dispropertianate assets case. The court ruling Jayalalithaa as convict, handed a four year jail term to her. However, she was granted a bail in this regard by the Supreme court of india. Later on, she was acquitted by the High court of Karnataka following her review petition, The Times of India reports.
According to the Indian laws, only the State government has a right in the case of a Special trial case to be reviewed or re-appealed. Speaking over the issue, Mr Siddharamaiah, chief Minister of Karnataka said ” We are lucking in to the matter. Our Law department will decide over the appeal of the case”.