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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee Takes Oath as MLA from Bhabanipur

Banerjee had won the Bhabanipur bypoll on 3 October, after defeating BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal by over 58,000 votes.

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West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, Amirul Islam, and Jakir Hossain on Thursday, 7 October, took oath as three newly elected MLAs, in the presence of West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.

Banerjee had won the Bhabanipur bypoll on Sunday, 3 October, after defeating BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal by over 58,000 votes; thus retaining her position as the chief minister of the state.
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Shortly after her win, Banerjee had thanked her voters, as well as the Election Commission of India. She also said:

"Around 46% of people here (in Bhabanipur) are non-Bengalis. They all have voted for me. People of West Bengal are watching Bhabanipur, which has inspired me."

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