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Buddha takes oath as West Bengal CM

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of West Bengal for a second successive tenure.

india Updated: May 18, 2006 11:58 IST

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee was on Thursday sworn-in as the 14th Chief Minister of West Bengal.

West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi administered the oath of office and secrecy to Bhattacharjee at a glittering ceremony at the Raj Bhavan at 11:05 hours on Thursday.

This is Bhattacharjee's second tenure in succession as the Chief Minister.

First Published: May 18, 2006 11:35 IST