Mamata Banerjee can be sworn in as Bengal Chief Minister for the third time in what’s pitched as a low-key ceremony on the Governor’s Home in Kolkata within the shadow of Covid and post-poll violence in elements of the state.
Solely Mamata Banerjee can be sworn in right now, her occasion says. The remainder of the cupboard and the council of ministers can be sworn in on Might 9, the beginning anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.
Invitations have gone to cricket legend Sourav Ganguly and former Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee – who’s unlikely to attend as he’s unwell. Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee, ballot strategist Prashant Kishor, and occasion chief Firhad Hakim are additionally more likely to be current.
The oath ceremony will happen with Covid protocols in place on the “Throne Room” on the Raj Bhavan, says Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress.
Mamata Banerjee received a landslide victory within the Bengal election to safe a 3rd straight time period. The Trinamool received 213 of 292 seats whereas its strongest rival, BJP, completed second with 77 seats.
After being sworn in by Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Mamata Banerjee will head to her workplace Nabanna, the place she can be given a guard of honour by the Kolkata Police.
She is anticipated to begin her new time period with a gathering with high officers on the Covid state of affairs and regulation and order within the state.
For the reason that election verdict on Sunday, there have been clashes involving each the Trinamool Congress and the BJP. Each events have traded blame for the violence.
Mamata Banerjee yesterday informed NDTV she believed the BJP was making an attempt to stir bother within the state after its defeat. “It’s their child. They’ve spoiled the state of affairs. Some sporadic incidents are there, however that can be tackled. After election, it occurs in each state. I do not need any violence or something. BJP is making an attempt to create communal conflict, due to their shameful defeat,” she stated, insisting that she had been telling her supporters to remain indoors and never have a good time in any respect.