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Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee will take oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal at Raj Bhavan today (Wednesday). The swearing-in ceremony will be very simplistic due to the COVID-19 epidemic. A government official gave this information. He said on Tuesday that the invitation to the event has been sent to former West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, the Leader of the outgoing House, Abdul Mannan and senior CPI (M) leader Biman Bose.
The official said that in view of the current circumstances of the Kovid-19 epidemic in the country, Chief Ministers of other states and leaders of other political parties have not been invited to the ceremony.
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He said, “ In view of the Kovid-19 epidemic, it has been decided to keep Mamata Banerjee’s swearing-in ceremony very simple. On Wednesday, only Mamta Banerjee will take oath alone. It will be a very brief program.
The official said that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has also been invited for the swearing-in ceremony. Sources in the Trinamool Congress said party MP Abhishek Banerjee, election strategist Prashant Kishore and senior party leader Firhad Hakim are also expected to attend the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan on May 5 at 10:45 am.
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Sources said that soon after taking oath, Mamata Banerjee will go to the state secretariat, where she will be given a Kolkata Police salute.
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