Venkaiah offers all Central help for Jayalalithaa govt
New Delhi: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today extended the Centre's support to the newly-formed AIADMK government in Tamilnadu, saying it will work with the J Jayalalithaa-led dispensation for the development of the southern state.
"Conveyed 2 her tht we will work 2gthr for development of state in interest of the people. We extend all support frm center 2 d State Govt as the PM believes in Team India," Naidu, who attended the swearing-in ceremony of the chief minister, tweeted.
Naidu also lauded Jayalalithaa for the AIADMK's "remarkable victory" in the just-concluded Assembly elections in Tamilnadu as he noted that for the first time in 32 years, a government was re-elected in the State.
"Personally congratulated her on her remarkable victory. In Tamil Nadu 4 last 32 years no government was reelected. She defied it. Congrats," he said in a tweet. Jayalalithaa (28), along with 28 others, including her trusted lieutenant O Panneerselvam, today took oath of office that was administered by Governor K Rosaiah.