West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was seen making tea at a village stall during her visit to the state’s coastal town Digha on Wednesday, in a video that sparked a buzz on social media.
Taking a break from her political engagements, Ms Banerjee stopped at a tea stall in Duttapur village in Digha, where she prepared tea for her colleagues and interacted with the locals.
In the video posted by Ms Banerjee on Twitter, she can be seen interacting with the tea stall owner, asking about the ingredients added to the tea being prepared.
The video clip, which was widely shared on social media, shows her preparing tea, pouring it in a mug and distributing it in paper cups to people. The chief minister, who is known for her fiery speeches, is heard asking people not to burn their hands while enjoying their tea. She distributed tea to her colleagues Suvendu Adhikary, Shishir Adhikary, Subrata Mukherjee and other officials. “Sometimes the little joys in life can make us happy. Making and sharing some nice tea (cha/chai) is one of them. Today, in Duttapur, Digha,” Ms Banerjee wrote alongside the video.