Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Monday sworn-in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam, a day after he was named as the leader of the BJP legislative party in the state. Sarma was administered the oath of office by Governor Jagdish Mukhi at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati. BJP national President JP Nadda, former CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Ministers from other NE states, BJP national vice-president Jay Panda and a host of top dignitaries were present in the hour-long swearing-in-ceremony. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many top leaders wished Biswa after Biswa took charge as the Assam CM.
Last updated: 10 May 2021, 11:00 PM IST
One of the powerful politicians in the north-eastern region - Himanta Biswa Sarma
Himanta Biswa Sarma taking oath as the 15th chief minister of Assam in a function held at Guwahati. He has pledged to take Assam to greater heights of prosperity and make it one among the leading states, pursuing the ideals and values of PM Modi.
New Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma with Governor Jagdish Mukhi
Himanta Biswa at the RSS Karyalaya in Guwahati. Senior functionaries congratulated him on being sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam.