As the Telugu-speaking community in Chennai quietly cheered, former Andhra Pradesh chief minister Konijeti Rosaiah assumed charge as Tamil Nadu governor on Wednesday. Chief Justice of the Madras high court MY Eqbal administered the oath of office to Rosaiah. The new governor signed the copy of the oath of office exactly at 4.22pm to loud applause from the crowd gathered for the swearing-in ceremony. Chief minister J Jayalalithaa then introduced her cabinet colleagues to the newly sworn-in governor.
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