West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee keeps 6 ministries, 20 new faces in cabinet

Mamata Banerjee's Comeback

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee keeps 6 ministries, 20 new faces in cabinet- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has divided the ministries after the formation of the cabernet. Mamta has kept six portfolios with herself and added 20 new faces to the 43-member new cabinet. Meanwhile, the Bharatiya Janata Party has chosen Shubhendu Adhikari as the Leader of the Opposition. The Trinamool Congress formed the government for the third time in a row by winning 213 seats but the supremo Mamata lost to her former ally Shubhendu Adhikari in a closely contested Nandigram seat.

“We have inducted 20 new ministers in the cabinet,” Banerjee said. The new women are ministers (including Mamta). 7 are from the minority community and 4-4 ministers from the AC-ST community. Have kept it with you.

Soon after the bifurcation of the ministries, Banerjee held a cabinet meeting and indicated that his government would not prioritize lockdown to curb the Corona transition. The Chief Minister said, “We have imposed many restrictions without imposing complete lockdown, I will appeal to people to behave as if there is a lockdown.” If you put the entire lockdown, then people’s livelihood will stop. Many poor people depend on daily wages. ”

The list of ministers includes 24 cabinet rank, 10 ministers of state with independent charge and 9 other ministers of state. Amit Mitra has been made the finance minister once again. Mitra could not contest the election due to poor health. The new faces of the cabinet include former IPS officer Humayun Kabir and former cricketer Manoj Tiwari. TMC had fielded many Tollywood actors, almost all of them won and 9 have been inducted into the cabinet.

Amit Mitra and Bratya Bose will take virtual oaths for health reasons. Former IPS Humayun Kabir, Birbaha Hansda of Santhali Cinema will also join the Mamta cabinet. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at Raj Bhavan at 10.45 am. Mamta Banerjee was sworn in on 5 May.

During the swearing-in of Mamata Banerjee, there was a rift between her and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar. The governor had held Mamata Banerjee responsible for the post-election violence. On the other hand, Mamta termed most incidents of violence as fake news and said that the violence took place while the Election Commission was in charge.


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