2021 election result in West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee swears for the third time as CM in Bengal
2021 election result in West Bengal Swearing-in of Mamata Banerjee: Mamata Banerjee, Supreme Representative of the Trinamool Congress, was sworn in as Supreme Minister of West Bengal for the third time in a row. The swearing-in ceremony was a low key program due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Mamata Banerjee’s swearing-in ceremony took place today in Raj Bhavan in Calcutta. In particular, no BJP leader was invited to the ceremony. Invitations were sent to her predecessor, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, opposition leader of the outgoing house of Abdul Mannan and CPI (M) veteran leader Biman Bose. TMC and Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, TMC’s election strategist Prashant Kishor and party leader Firhad Hakim were invited to the ceremony. Prime ministers of other countries and leaders of other political parties were not invited to the program, taking into account the current COVID-19 situation in the country.
Election result 2021 in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee Sworn-In News::
11.07 a.m .: Mamata Banerjee took the oath in Bengali.
11:05 a.m.: Mamata Banerjee is the eighth Prime Minister of West Bengal.
11.00 a.m.: Mamata Banerjee will now go to the ‘Nabanna’ State Secretariat, where she will receive ‘Honor Guard’ from the Kolkata Police.
10.49 a.m .: Mamata Banerjee swears by Bengal CM for the third year in a row
Mamata Banerjee swears for the third year in a row as Chief Minister of #WestBengal. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar took the oath. pic.twitter.com/IXy05xNZPZ
– ANI (@ANI) May 5, 2021
10:42 a.m .: TMC leaders also reached out to Raj Bhavan.
10:32 a.m.: Mamata Banerjee arrives at the Raj Bhavan in Calcutta.
West Bengal: TMC boss Mamata Banerjee arrives at the Raj Bhavan in Calcutta. She will shortly take the oath for the third time in a row as the highest state minister. pic.twitter.com/7RALTUWUN4
– ANI (@ANI) May 5, 2021
10:28 a.m.: West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar says “senseless violence” and “breakdown of law and order” are not overlooked.
Concerned by unabated reports of unprecedented retaliation following the poll, triggering violence, despite tagging @MamataOfficial @WBPolice @KolkataPolice.
Such senseless violence puts democracy to shame. Such a breakdown in law and order is neither overlooked nor advocated.
– Governor West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar (@ jdhankhar1) May 5, 2021
10:24 a.m.: A petition was filed with the Supreme Court yesterday alleging widespread violence following the poll in West Bengal, requesting the imposition of presidential rule, the use of central forces and an investigation by a retired judge at Apex Court into the violence .
10.20 a.m.: The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) expressed its anger over the post-election violence in West Bengal, saying that Hindu society in the state is afraid of the undiminished political attack and has a full right to self-defense.
10.16 a.m.: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the Governor of Bengal himself and expressed concern about the violence. The Ministry of the Interior had already asked the Bengali government to submit a report on the matter.
10.14 a.m.: The BJP cornered Mamata Banerjee over the post-election violence.
Mamta Didi, did the people of Bengal entrust you with power so that you could persecute such poor people?
Didi, now only TMC supporters have the right to live in Bengal?
Is murder, booty and rape the future of Bengal now? pic.twitter.com/wi92f6FO1O
– BJP (@ BJP4India) May 5, 2021
10:10 a.m.: BJP President JP Nadda visited Bengal and the home of his party workers who were allegedly killed by the TMC.
Met families of victims from our karyakartas who were affected by the TMC by-elections in Gopalpur, West Bengal. This intolerance is unprecedented in independent India to this day. I want to assure our karyakartas in West Bengal that there are many BJP workers with them. pic.twitter.com/wim2OwxzVQ
– Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) May 4, 2021
10.06 a.m.: Post-election violence broke out in several districts of West Bengal, in which around 10 people lost their lives. The BJP has claimed they were their party employees and were allegedly killed by TMC thugs.
10.03 a.m .: While the TMC’s share of the vote in the 2016 polls remained, the BJP had managed to triple its share of the vote in the polls of the assembly.
9.57 a.m.: Congress and CPI-M did not open their account this time.
9.55 a.m .: The swearing-in ceremony will take place around 10:45 a.m. today.
9.52 a.m.: TMC had secured a landslide victory by securing 213 seats out of 292 that went to the polls. The BJP became an opposition party by winning 77 seats.
9.50 a.m.: In Nandigram, BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari had defeated Banerjee by a margin of 1956 votes.
9.45 a.m.: Mamata Banerjee has to be elected to the West Bengal assembly because she lost the Nandigram battle.
Only Mamata Banerjee took an oath today while it is not clear when her cabinet colleagues will take an oath. Banerjee will now go to the State Secretariat “Nabanna”, where she will receive “Honor Guard” from the Kolkata Police.
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