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Six Congress men resign from Mamata cabinet

IANS  Kolkata, September 22, 2012
First Published: 09:03 IST(22/9/2012) | Last Updated: 20:33 IST(22/9/2012)

All six Congress ministers in West Bengal on Saturday resigned from the Mamata Banerjee government, a day after her Trinamool Congress pulled out of the centre's ruling United Progressive Alliance.

All the Congress ministers - two cabinet-rank and four ministers of state - went in a body to Banerjee's chamber at the state secretariat, Writers' Buildings, and handed over their resignations to the chief minister a little after 5 pm.

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 The Congress was the junior partner in the Trinamool-led regime since it took charge 16 months ago in May 2011 after ending the 34-year rule of the Left Front.

 


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