Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered her the oath of workplace and secrecy at a low-key ceremony at Raj Bhawan held amid the raging COVID pandemic
TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee was Wednesday sworn-in because the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive time period after an enormous win within the state meeting elections.
Shortly after taking oath, Banerjee stated that she’s going to deal with political violence that has erupted within the state with ‘utmost firmness.’
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered her the oath of workplace and secrecy at a low-key ceremony at Raj Bhawan held amid the raging COVID pandemic. Banerjee took the oath in Bengali.
Apart from senior TMC leaders like Partha Chatterjee and Subrata Mukherjee, ballot strategist Prashant Kishor, who performed a key function in TMC’s victory, and Abhishek Banerjee have been current.
Banerjee has stated her first precedence after resuming workplace might be to deal with the COVID-19 state of affairs.
On reviews of violence in Bengal after the election end result, the chief minister stated, “I appeal to all political parties to refrain from any sort of violence… I will be posting special officers to handle the situation… We will handle the situation sternly.”
Banerjee was additional quoted as saying by News18, “For the last three months, the state was under the Election Commission and I did not have much say. There was a lot of inefficiency in the state system during this time. I will set up a new police system today itself and tackle the violence with utmost firmness.”
Several employees have been allegedly killed on Monday in post-poll violence in West Bengal, prompting the Union Home ministry to hunt a factual report from the state authorities.
Four individuals have been killed in alleged clashes between TMC and BJP supporters in Burdwan district on Sunday and Monday, PTI has quoted officers as saying. The TMC claimed three of them have been its supporters. The BJP has claimed at the least 9 of its employees and supporters, together with a lady, have been killed in violence allegedly unleashed by the Trinamool Congress following its victory within the meeting elections.
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Banerjee on taking oath.
Congratulations to Mamata Didi on taking oath as West Bengal’s Chief Minister. @MamataOfficial
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 5, 2021
With inputs from PTI