Mamata Banerjee sworn in Bengal CM for second time

Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee was on Friday sworn in as West Bengal chief minister for the second time.

Banerjee was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi before a galaxy of political leaders and thousands of common people on a makeshift dais at the Indira Gandhi Sarani (Red Road) here.

Banerjee, the state’s eighth chief minister and the first woman to occupy the post, took her oath in Bengali.

Among those present were Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, Bangladesh Industry Minister Amir Hossain Amu, union ministers Arun Jaitley and Babul Supriyo, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah.



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