Mamata Banerjee Announces Bengal Cabinet Rejig; Babul Supriyo Takes Oath As Minister

Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress amid the major political turmoil has reshuffled the cabinet on Wednesday with former BJP Minister Babul Supriyo who recently joined TMC being added in the cabinet rank.

A total of nine ministers took oath of office in presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Babul Supriyo, Snehasis Chakraborty, Partha Bhowmick, Udayan Guha, Pradip Mazumder, Tajmul Hossain, Satyajit Barman. Birbaha Hansda and Biplab Roy Chowdhury sworn in as Minister with independent charges.

Mamata Banerjee’s party has been under scrutiny after ex-Minister Partha Chatterjee was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a teacher recruitment scam under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Babul Supriyo who was part of the BJP left the party and joined TMC last year. He is presently a TMC MLA from the Ballygunge assembly constituency.


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