India Elections : Mamata assumed charge of railway ministry in Kolkata

In an unusual step, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee today assumed charge of her office at the Eastern Railway headquarters here instead of Rail Bhavan in the national capital.

Concerned over the plight of people in cyclone-hit West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee broke tradition Tuesday to formally take charge of her railways portfolio at the Eastern Railway headquarters instead of New Delhi.

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