Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as Bengal CM for 3rd time, takes oath in Bengali

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KOLKATA: TMC supremo

Mamata Banerjee

was Wednesday sworn-in as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term after a massive win in the state assembly elections. Governor

Jagdeep Dhankhar

administered her the oath of office and secrecy at a low-key ceremony at Raj Bhawan held amid the raging Covid pandemic.
Banerjee took the oath in Bengali language.
Apart from senior TMC leaders like

Partha Chatterjee

and

Subrata Mukherjee

, poll strategist

Prashant Kishor

, who played a key role in TMC's victory, and Banerjee MP nephew

Abhishek Banerjee

were present.
Banerjee has said her first priority after resuming office will be to tackle the Covid-19 situation.

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