(This report is an updated version)
CPI (M) Polit Bureau member Pinarayi Vijayan will be sworn in as chief minister, along with other cabinet ministers, on Wednesday around 4 PM.
Pinarayi will be handling the home affairs as well as the vigilance department. The 19-member cabinet is expected to have 13 first timers.
The LDF constituent CPI will have four Ministers handling revenue, agriculture, food, animal welfare and Forest departments.
Here is the list of ministers and their departments:
List of CPI (M) ministers
Pinarayi Vijayan – Home, Vigilance IT
AK Saseendran -Transport
Kadannapally Ramachandran - Port, Museum, Zoo
Kadakampally Surendran – Electricity, Dewaswom
EP Jayarajan – Industry
Raveendranath – Education
J Mercykuttiyamma- Fisheries
G Sudhakaran – Public works
Thomas Isaac - Finance
AK Balan – culture and backward class welfare
KK Shailaja – health
AC Moideen – Cooperative
KT Jaleel – Local government
Janata Dal (Secular)
Mathew T Thomas - Water supplies
VS Sunil Kumar