Two years on, Mamata ‘salutes’ people for ousting Left

Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday celebrated two years of her Trinamool Congress being voted to power with a Facebook message saluting the people who had ousted the Left Front government.

“Two years ago, on this day of 13th May, the huge mandate of the people of Bengal ousted the Left Front Government and ended their 34 years of misrule.”

“We salute the people for their verdict and dedicate this day to the Maa, Maati, Manush of Bengal,” Banerjee said on social networking site Facebook, extolling the mother, land and the people of the state.

The results of the West Bengal assembly elections were declared May 13, 2011. The Trinamool had won 184 of the total 294 seats, registering a landslide victory and paving the way for Banerjee to become the state’s first woman chief minister.

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