The diverse cabinet of Trinamool Congress’s 43 leaders of Trinamool Congress took oath at Raj Bhavan in Kolkata in presence of party supremo Mamata Banerjee.
The 52-year-old leader is all set to swear in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Monday. Sarma was elected as the leader of the BJP legislative party in Assam on Sunday.
Sarma, who was accompanied by outgoing Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, submitted the list of elected legislators owing allegiance to the NDA.
Ending speculations on who would occupy the top post as both Sarma and outgoing chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal were contenders, the powerful NEDA convenor was elected as the legislature party leader
Once considered the second most powerful leader in the Trinamool Congress before he fell out with its head and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and joined the BJP in 2017.
Assam incumbent Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also attended the meeting. Both of them left the party chief’s house on Saturday after the meeting.
Veteran TMC leader Siddiqullah Chowdhury stated that the minority community knew well that Banerjee was the only person who could stop BJP’s juggernaut in Bengal.
The reason being, the Left Democratic Front consists of 10 political parties and one Independent Kovoor Kunjumon, who has won his fifth straight election.
BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) secured a comfortable majority in Assam winning 75 seats of the total 126 constituencies.
Soren had on Thursday described Modi’s phone call to him on the COVID-19 situation in the country as the PM’s ”Mann Ki Baat”, instead of business.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supremo MK Stalin, who was sworn-in as the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on Friday, immediately took charge of his duties and signed an order to provide Rs 4,000 to each COVID-19 family in the state as “Corona relief.” He has promised to give the first installment[Read More…]
N Rangasamy, a BJP ally, was sworn in as the chief minister of the Union Territory at a brief ceremony held at the Raj Nivas in Puducherry on Friday.
Along with Stalin 33 other ministers from his party also took the oath. The names include 19 former ministers and 15 new faces. There are two women among the newly sworn-in ministers.
The election for over 8.69 lakh posts in the three-tier panchayat system, from the village to the district level, was being seen as a curtain-raiser to the 2020 state Assembly polls.
Nadda is on a two-day visit to West Bengal starting from Tuesday to hold a protest against the alleged atrocities on party workers in the state by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government.
Born on January 5, 1955, Mamata started her political career as a Youth Congress worker in the 1970s. She quickly rose to the ranks and became the general secretary of Mahila Congress and later All India Youth Congress.
“Congratulations to Mamata Didi on taking oath as West Bengal’s Chief Minister,” said Prime Minister Modi in a tweet.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which had set a target of winning more than 200 seats out of the 294-member assembly, won 77 seats while the TMC won 213 seats.
Roy stated that these women were so politically stupid that they had gone on a steamer trip with TMC’s playboy-politician Madan Mitra less than a month before elections and shot selfies with him.