Mamata Banerjee

Thanking the party for its support, he said, "Thanks to my party and my president who has always supported me and I do not want to be a source of embarrassment for @NitishKumar."

Kishor, who last joined JD(U) in Bihar but was feeling sidelined due to internal power struggle, is likely to start working with Banerjee after a month.

Extending her Eid wishes to the people, she spoke about secularism and said "sacrifice is Hindu, honesty is Muslim, love is Christian and sacrifice is Sikh. This is our beloved India. We will protect it and, whoever, comes in our way will get destroyed."

The building on which Mamata painted her party's symbol was allegedly captured by supporters of the newly elected BJP MP Arjun Singh who had won from Barrackpore after defeating Dinesh Trivedi.

Banerjee on Sunday criticised the BJP and said that its leaders are using the religious slogan of 'Jai Shri Ram' as their party slogan in a "misconceived manner".

Newly elected BJP MP Arjun Singh said on Sunday that his party will send 10 lakh postcards with 'Jai Sri Ram' written on them to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

This is not the first time when Mamata Banerjee lost her cool after BJP supporters chanted Jai Shree Ram.

"I have spoken to other Chief Ministers also. Since it is a ceremonial program, we thought of attending it. Yes, I will go," Mamata Banerjee told media here on Tuesday.

Mamata Banerjee, addressing her first press conference after setback in Bengal, said she did not want to continue as chief minister and had told the TMC office-bearers.