In this second stint, the Chief Minister seems to have chosen silence as his combat mode. Allegations of inefficiency, corruption and nepotism are met with a deafening silence.
At least five ministers in the LDF government were criticised; accused of poor public interaction.
Lack of experience could be the major challenge before the second Pinarayi cabinet, which has 17 new faces out of the 21 ministers.
It indeed is a spectacular fete that more than thirty members of the current legislative assembly have been former students of the prestigious Law Academy.
P Rajan, the Chief Whip during the first Pinarayi Vijayan government, retained Ollur, Thrissur, to win a second term.
Krishnankutty, 75, a farmer from Chittoor in Palakkad district, forayed into politics as Congress worker.
Ahamed Devarkovil lost his father when he was just four. It forced him to sell peanuts and candies to find money for his studies.
In the recent Assembly poll, Raju, 67, won the Thiruvananthapuram constituency.
A K Saseendran studied Ayurveda, but did not sit for the diploma examination. Nonetheless, he knows the best medicines to win people's hearts.
Anil is currently the secretary of CPI's Thiruvananthapuram district unit and a member of the party's state council.