West Bengal Politics: 43 legislators to take oath as ministers in Mamata Banerjee's government
Kolkata/UNI: Besides Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the 3rd Trinamool Congress government will have a 43-member cabinet, where former India cricketer Manoj Tiwari has been named as one of the ministers of state, which would take on oath at Raj Bhawan at 1045 hours on Monday.
Former finance and industries minister Amit Mitra, who did not contest election this time, also found a place in the list of ministers.
Banerjee took oath for the 3rd time as the chief minister on May 5.
In the list of ministers provided to the media on Sunday more or less majority of them in the 2nd term have find the berth this time too.
The new additions are - Manas Bhuiyan, Humayun Kabir, Akhil Giri, Ratna De Nag, Baluchik Barik, Shiuli Saha, Manoj Tiwari and Birbaha Hansda.
There are 24 full ministers and 19 state ministers in the list. And 10 independent ministers.
Subrata Mukherjee Partha Chatterjee, Amit Mitra, Sadhan Pandey, Jyotipriya Mallick, Bankim Chandra Hazra, Manas Bhuiyan Saumen Kumar Mohapatra, Moloy Ghatak, Arup Biswas, Ujjal Biswas, Arup Roy, Rathin Ghosh, Firhad Hakim, Chandranath Sinha, Sohandeb Chatterjee, Bratya Basu, Pulak Roy, Dr Shashi Panja, Ghulam Rabbani, Biplab Mitra, Javed Ahmed Khan, Swapan Debnath and Siddikulla Chowdhury Independent Minister of State Becharam Manna, Subrata Saha, Humayun Kabir, Akhil Giri, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Ratna De Nag, Sandhyarani Tudu, Bulu Chick Barik, Sujit Bose, Indranil Sen State Minister: Dilip Mandal, Akhruzzaman, Shiuli Saha, Srikant Mahato, Yasmin Sabina, Birbaha Hansda Jyotsna Mandi, Adhikari Paresh Chandra and Manoj Tiwari.