Mamata to attend Nitish Kumar’s swearing-in ceremony

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar as Bihar chief minister on Sunday.

PTI| Updated: Feb 21, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Patna: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar as Bihar chief minister on Sunday.

"Nitishji has invited me to his oath-taking ceremony on Sunday. Yes I am attending. Looking forward", Banerjee who is now in Dhaka on a three-day tour to Bangladesh, said in a statement issued in Kolkata.

Earlier during the day, Banerjee, the TMC chief, congratulated Kumar who will take the reigns once again as Bihar chief minister.

"I had congratulated Nitishji on February 7, 2015. Let me congratulate him again today," Banerjee tweeted.