A clear picture of the second Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet in Kerala emerged on Tuesday with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Communist Party of India (CPI) naming their ministers. Health Minister K K Shailaja, arguably the most popular minister of of the outgoing Pinarayi cabinet, does not find a place in Pinarayi 2.0.
Of the 21 ministers, 12 are from CPM and four from CPI. Jose K Mani-led Kerala Congress (Mani) will get one minister and the chief whip post with cabinet rank, while other constituents in the Left Democratic Alliance will get one ministerial post each, except for Shreyams Kumar's LJD.
Here is an overview of the Pinarayi 2.0 cabinet: