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 components of the state.
Solely Mamata Banerjee can be sworn in at present, her get together 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 get together 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 gained a landslide victory within the Bengal election to safe a 3rd straight time period. The Trinamool gained 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 predicted to start out her new time period with a gathering with high officers on the Covid scenario and legislation 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 instructed NDTV she believed the BJP was attempting to stir hassle within the state after its defeat. “It’s their child. They’ve spoiled the scenario. 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 attempting 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 fun in any respect.