Minor Reshuffle In WB Ministry


Kolkata: In a minor reshuffle of ministerial portfolios, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday removed agriculture minister Purnendu Basu and brought in Ashish Banerjee.

Ashish Banerjee was in-charge of planning, statistics and programme implementation will be replaced by Ashima Patra, a notification issued by the state government said.

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Patra was in-charge of the technical education, training and skill development department which went to Basu, it added.