Mamata Banerjee Oath Ceremony: TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday was sworn in as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term after a huge victory in the state assembly elections 2021.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered Mamata Banerjee the oath of office and secrecy. The oath-taking ceremony was a low-key ceremony at Raj Bhawan in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Mamata Banerjee took the oath in the Bengali language.
Apart from senior TMC leaders including Partha Chatterjee and Subrata Mukherjee, the poll strategist Prashant Kishor and Banerjee MP nephew Abhishek Banerjee were present.
Prashant Kishor played a vital role in TMC”s victory in the West Bengal Assembly elections 2021. Banerjee has said that her priority after resuming the office would be to tackle the COVID-19 situation.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated ‘Didi’ on taking the oath as West Bengal Chief Minister. He wrote: “Congratulations to Mamata Didi on taking oath as West Bengal’s Chief Minister. @MamataOfficial.”
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wrote: “I’m happy to congratulate Mamata ji and the people of West Bengal for soundly defeating the BJP.”
Replying to Rahul Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee wrote: “Thank you @RahulGandhi ji for your warm wishes. People of Bengal have paved the way for the rest of the country. BJP’s politics of hatred shall be booted out of India very soon.”
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