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PM Modi congratulates Jayalalithaa on becoming CM

Modi congratulates Jayalalithaa on becoming CMNew Delhi, May 23 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on assuming office.

“PM @narendramodi congratulates Jayalalithaa ji on taking oath as CM of Tamil Nadu and conveys his best wishes to her and her team,” a tweet from the PMO said.

AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa was sworn in as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time on Saturday, within a fortnight of the Karnataka High Court acquitting her in a corruption case.

Jayalalithaa, 67, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor K. Rosaiah at the packed Madras University Centenary Auditorium.

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