Mamata Banerjee’s trusted lieutenants among 43 ministers likely to be sworn into West Bengal cabinet

New faces within the council of ministers will embody former IPS officer Humayun Kabir, former Bengal cricket captain Manoj Tiwari and Siuli Saha

File picture of Mamata Banerjee. PTI

Kolkata: Several contemporary faces and numerous trusted lieutenants of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will likely be sworn-in as ministers on the Raj Bhawan in Kolkata on Monday, a supply within the Trinamool Congress stated.

Altogether 43 ministers, together with 19 ministers of state, are more likely to take oath, the supply stated.

One of them will likely be Amit Mitra, who was the finance minister beneath Banerjee in her two earlier phrases since 2011, however was not made a candidate within the just lately concluded election as a consequence of his ailing well being.

However, the TMC supremo needs Mitra again on the helm of the finance division and has plans to make him a member of the meeting via a by-election, the senior chief of the ruling get together stated.

Though the TMC has gained with a thumping majority within the just lately held meeting election, Banerjee herself misplaced from Nandigram and she or he too must win a bypoll. Veteran leaders corresponding to Subrata Mukherjee, Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim, Jyoti Priya Mallick, Moloy Ghatak, Aroop Biswas, Dr Shashi Panja and Javed Ahmed Khan will likely be made cupboard ministers, the supply stated.

There will likely be 24 cupboard ministers. New faces within the council of ministers will embody former IPS officer Humayun Kabir, former Bengal Ranji captain Manoj Tiwari and Siuli Saha, he stated.

While Kabir will likely be amongst 10 individuals who will develop into ministers of state (unbiased cost), Tiwari and Saha will function within the checklist of 9 MLAs who will likely be sworn-in as ministers of state.

Banerjee can also be scheduled to carry the primary Cabinet assembly on Monday after the swearing-in ceremony, he stated.