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In The Hot Seat : Himanta Biswa Sarma To Be Chief Minister Of Assam

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The BJP’s chief strategist in the North east Himanta Biswa Sarma will be The new Chief Minister of Assam. He takes over from Sarbananda Sonowal.

Soon after been named as chief minister elect Sarma asserted that his predecessor Sarbananda Sonowal “will continue to remain a ‘marg-darshak’ (guide)”.

Sarma, after being elected unanimously as the leader of the National Democratic Alliance legislature party, said in his address that he was grateful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Bharatiya Janata Party president J P Nadda, Sonowal and all other party leaders for giving him an opportunity to serve the people of the state, and pledged to carry out his duties with “dedication and honesty”.

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