Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee will take oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal on May 5 (Wednesday). 

This will be for the third straight term that Mamata Banerjee will take oath as the Chief Minister of West Bengal. 

Notably, Mamata Banerjee has lost the poll battle in Nandigram as she was defeated by BJP’s heavyweight candidate Suvendu Adhikari. 

Mamata Banerjee vowed to move court over the Nandigram result. 

“How come the Election Commission reverse the Nandigram result after formally announcing it? We will move court,” said Mamata Banerjee. 

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It was initially reported that Banerjee had won by a margin of 1,200 votes, but the returning officer subsequently announced Adhikari’s victory by 1,956 votes. 

Meanwhile, counting of votes in 5 of West Bengal’s 292 seats that went to the polls is still underway. 

Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) has already won 209 seats and is leading in 4 remaining seats. 

Speaking on the TMC’s thumping victory in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee call out all to join forces and fight BJP in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. 

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“I am just a street fighter. I can boost up people so that we can fight against BJP. One can’t do everything alone. I think all together we can fight the battle for 2024. Let’s fight COVID first,” said Mamata Banerjee 

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