In Mamata Banerjee's Reshuffle, Cabinet Rank For Ex-BJP MP Babul Supriyo

In Mamata Banerjee's Reshuffle, Cupboard Rank For Ex-BJP MP Babul Supriyo

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee — days after sacking her right-hand man, minister Partha Chatterjee — effected what was billed as her greatest cupboard enlargement since coming to energy in 2011. The most important identify among the many 5 newcomers is Babul Supriyo — a former Union minister of the BJP who joined the Trinamool Congress final yr and has been rewarded with a cupboard berth.

The ministers took oath this afternoon, days after the arrest of the Chief Minister’s closest aide Partha Chatterjee in an alleged cash laundering case. Piles of money have been recovered from the 2 properties belonging to his aide, Arpita Mukherjee, making the federal government the goal of a lot criticism.

Together with Babul Supriyo, Snehashish Chakraborty, Partha Bhowmik, Udayan Guha and Pradip Majumder can be allotted seats within the cupboard.

Snehashish Chakraborty is the social gathering’s state spokesperson, and handles the social gathering unit in Hooghly district. Partha Bhowmik is a three-term MLA from the Naihati Meeting seat and Udayan Guha was a Ahead Bloc chief, who joined the Trinamool in 2016.

The 4 junior ministers appointed embrace Birbaha Hansda, Biplab Roy Chowdhury, Tajmul Hossain and Satyajit Burman. Birbaha Hansda, a tribal chief, and Biplab Roy Chowdhury may have impartial cost.