Change is here: Work, not weekend at Writers' Building

Kolkata: Change has indeed started in West Bengal's Writers' Building. Now office to a new chief minister after 34 years, the building suddenly woke up from its weekend lull on Saturday and saw a host of ministers and bureaucrats bustling the place.

Led from the front by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who held a series of meetings to get a first-hand knowledge of the state of affairs in the administration, she arrived at 12 noon and immediately got down to business.

 Change is here: Work, not weekend at Writers Building

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives at the Writers' Building in Kolkata on Saturday. Ashok Bhaumik/PTI

Banerjee asked the waiting cameramen not to follow her in her daily work, urging them to allow her to work.

''I have to do a lot of work. What is the use of taking so many pictures of me?'' she asked lensmen while entering her office accompanied by city Mayor Sovan Chatterjee.

The new chief minister is understood to have held a meeting with the chief secretary Samar Ghosh.

The newly-appointed ministers also formally took charge and had meetings with their respective secretaries.



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Updated Date: May 21, 2011 18:46:32 IST