Trinamool Congress Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee

Trinamool Congress Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee

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Mamta Banerjee, chief Minister of the eastern Indian state of West Bengal and the leader of the political party Trinamool Congress (TMC). Banerjee and other ministers quit in protest, leaving the government about 24 seats short of a parliamentary majority.