IN PHOTOS: Chandrababu Naidu sworn in as AP CM, Pawan Kalyan takes oath as minister in grand ceremony

TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu was inaugurated as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for the fourth term in a prestigious event held in Amaravati. The ceremony witnessed the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior BJP leaders, and Union Ministers. Pics/ PTI

Updated On: 2024-06-12 07:16 PM IST

Compiled by : Sanjana Deshpande

TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu was inaugurated as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for the fourth term in a prestigious event held in Amaravati.

Alongside Naidu, notable personalities like Pawan Kalyan, the leader of Janasena party, and Naidu's son Nara Lokesh were sworn in as ministers. The oath-taking ceremony was conducted by Andhra Pradesh Governor S Abdul Nazeer.

Prime Minister Modi expressed his support by embracing Chandrababu Naidu during the ceremony. Additionally, he interacted with renowned personalities like Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

Naidu retained his position by winning the Kuppam constituency, while Pawan Kalyan secured victory from Pithapuram and Nara Lokesh from Mangalagiri in the recent elections.

The event witnessed the presence of Union Ministers Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, and J P Nadda, highlighting the broad political spectrum represented at the ceremony.

Former Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Ex Chief Justice of India N V Ramana, and renowned actors like Rajnikanth and Chiranjeevi graced the occasion with their presence.

The cabinet included ministers from various political parties, with TDP legislators like K Atchannaidu and Nimmala Rama Naidu, among others, taking oath. Additionally, Janasena and BJP representatives also assumed ministerial roles.

The NDA, comprising TDP, BJP, and Janasena, achieved a significant victory in the recent elections, securing 164 out of 175 Assembly seats and 21 out of 25 Lok Sabha seats in Andhra Pradesh.

Chandrababu Naidu's re-election as the Chief Minister and his appointment as the leader of the NDA underscored the recognition of his leadership by the alliance partners.

With a diverse and experienced cabinet in place, expectations are high for effective governance, development initiatives, and progress under the leadership of Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh.

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