West Bengal cabinet reshuffle: The biggest reshuffle has taken place in Mamata cabinet since TMC came to power in West Bengal. After this reshuffle, 9 new ministers have joined the Mamta cabinet. The biggest name among these new ministers is of Babul Supriyo. Getting him a ministerial post is being seen as a gift of rebellion from the BJP. New ministers took oath on Wednesday afternoon, days after the arrest of Partha Chatterjee, the chief minister’s closest aide in an alleged money laundering case.
Along with Babul Supriyo, Snehashish Chakraborty, Partha Bhowmik, Udayan Guha and Pradip Majumder will be allotted seats in the cabinet.
Snehashish Chakraborty is the party’s state spokesperson, and handles the party unit in Hooghly district. Partha Bhowmik is a three-term MLA from the Naihati Assembly seat and Udayan Guha was a Forward Bloc leader, who joined the Trinamool in 2016.
The four junior ministers appointed include Birbaha Hansda, Biplab Roy Chowdhury, Tajmul Hossain and Satyajit Burman. Birbaha Hansda, a tribal leader, and Biplab Roy Chowdhury will have independent charge.
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