Vijayan, who will be sworn-in as Chief Minister at a function tomorrow, however, gave the nod for carrying out 'unavoidable cleaning and maintenance' work of the buildings, sources in CPI-M said.

 

In the past, whenever the ministry changed, huge expenditure used to be incurred on renovating ministerial bungalows. There had also been allegations of corruption while carrying out such renovation of residence allotted to ministers.

 

CPI-M led LDF Ministry is expected to have a 19-member cabinet.