Jayalalithaa, who was elected as leader of AIADMK Legislature party, will be sworn in as Chief Minister at 11 am on Saturday at the Madras University Centenary Auditorium, according to party sources.
Amidst playing of the traditional 'chenda melam' (cylindrical percussion instrument) and other musical instruments, Jayalalithaa's cavalcade cruised along the four km stretch from her Poes Garden residence.
The leader prayed at a shrine of Lord Ganesh near her residence, en route.
Security men, who were perched on either side of her vehicle, and the police had a tough time preventing the crowd from coming too close to the cavalcade as a beaming Jayalalithaa accepted their greetings.

Later, the Chief Ministerial-designate attired in a embroidered green saree met Governor K Rosaiah, exchanged bouquets and presented a list of her ministers who are to be sworn in.
The prospective Ministers were also seated in the meeting hall where Jayalalithaa had brief deliberations with the Governor.

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