Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath As Bengal CM For Third Term

Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee took oath as the West Bengal Chief Minister for the third time on Wednesday.

Mamata, who wore her trademark white sari and shawl, took oath in Bengali. The oath ceremony took place with COVID-19 protocols in place in the “Throne Room” at Raj Bhavan.

The rest of her cabinet will be sworn in on May 9, the birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore.

Notably, Mamata won a landslide victory in the Bengal election to secure a third straight term. The Trinamool won 213 of 292 seats while its strongest rival, BJP, finished second with 77 seats.

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