Kolkata, May 20 UNI | 2 months ago

On the eve of the third anniversary of Trinamool congress government coming to power, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee thanked the people of Bengal for reposing their faith on Trinamool congress in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha election.

She posted on her Facebook page: 'On the momentous occasion of completion of three years in office tomorrow, we express our deep gratitude to 'Maa, Maati, Manush' of Bengal for giving us their overwhelming mandate to serve them.'

She said history has repeated itself. 'Once again, the people of Bengal have reposed their trust and confidence on us through their huge mandate in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha election. We are grateful to them.'

She wrote that to mark the occasion, the state government will confer the state's highest civilian awards - Bangabibhusan and Bangabhusan - to 33 individuals for outstanding contribution in their respective fields.

(Posted on 21-05-2014)