Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and 124 other newly-elected members of the 14th Assam Assembly took oath as members of the House on its first day today, while BJP MLA Ranjit Dass was elected its Speaker unopposed.
Abolition of inter-state check gates and keeping the Chief Minister's convoy to the minimum were some of the decisions taken at the first Cabinet meeting of the Sarbananda Sonowal-led BJP-AGP-BPF alliance government in Assam
From student politics to joining AGP, then switching to BJP and becoming an Union Minister, the new Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal's political journey to the top has been a steady climb marked by twists and turns.
As Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to be sworn-in as the first BJP chief minister of Assam tomorrow, preparations are afoot for his victory trip to his home constituency Majuli island in Brahmaputra river.
Now that the BJP has captured power in Assam and credit is being given to meticulous campaigning and projection of the new leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma, old-timers say the ground work had started a