Hitting out on the Election Commission, Banerjee claimed that the BJP wouldn’t have crossed the 50 seat mark if the ballot panel had not helped it
Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee might be sworn in because the chief minister of West Bengal for the third time on 5 May at Raj Bhavan, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar mentioned on Monday.
Only a couple of invitees might be current on the programme due to the continuing COVID-19 disaster, he mentioned.
Earlier, Banerjee tendered her resignation from the workplace of the chief minister to the governor following norms.
Taking be aware of communication @AITCofficial electing @MamataOfficial as chief of 17th WB Legislative Assembly have invited her to take oath of workplace of Chief Minister on May 5 at 10.45 am at Raj Bhawan.
In view of present Covid scenario perform might be with restricted viewers. pic.twitter.com/OuvzI46oLd
— Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) May 3, 2021
The MLAs of the TMC unanimously elected Banerjee because the legislative get together chief at a gathering right here, its secretary-general Partha Chatterjee mentioned.
The TMC legislators additionally elected Biman Banerjee, the speaker within the outgoing House, because the pro-tem speaker within the new Assembly.
“The newly-elected members will take oath in the Assembly from 6 May,” Chatterjee informed reporters on the get together headquarters right here after the assembly of the legislators.
The TMC got here to energy for the third time in a row in West Bengal, pocketing 213 of the 292 Assembly seats that went to polls, whereas its major challenger, the BJP, bagged 77 seats.
Meanwhile, Banerjee claimed that the returning officer of Nandigram didn’t order recounting of votes even after she demanded it as he feared for his life.
Addressing a press meet, Banerjee reaffirmed she is going to transfer courtroom over the election end result within the constituency the place she misplaced narrowly to BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari.
Banerjee made public a purported SMS from the RO to an official within the workplace of the state’s Chief Electoral Officer, the place he voiced worry he might face dire penalties if he ordered recounting, and will even need to die by suicide.
“How can EC reverse Nandigram result after formally announcing it? We will move court against this,” she mentioned.
“Why was the server down for four hours? We are willing to accept people’s mandate but if the result of one place has anomalies, there may be something beyond what appears. We have to seek the truth,” she added.
Hitting out on the Election Commission, she claimed that the BJP wouldn’t have crossed the 50 seat mark if the ballot panel had not helped it.