Kolkata, May 28 : West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee will attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony on May 30 in New Delhi.
" I have received an invite and will leave for the national capital tomorrow to participate in the swearing-in ceremony on May 30. I have spoken to other Chief Ministers also. Since it is a ceremonial programme, we thought of attending it. Yes I will go, " Ms Banerjee said on Tuesday at the State Secretariat, Nabanna.
It might be mentioned that today itself the son of her once 'Man-Friday' Mukul Roy, Shubranshu Roy, party MLA from Bijpur, and another party MLA Tushar Kanti Bhattacharyay from Bishnupur Assembly constituency along with 50 Municipal Councillors joined the BJP in New Delhi.
One CPI(M) MLA, Debendra Roy from Hemtabad Assembly constituency in Uttar Dinajpur district, also joined the saffron brigade. (UNI)