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New Assam CM announced today, Sonowal resigns to Governor

Assam : Suspense remains in the name of the Chief Minister even a week after the results of the Assam Assembly elections. Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has submitted his resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi. According to sources, Himanta Biswa Sarma, a cabinet minister and state leader in the Sonowal government, could be made the chief minister this time.
There will be a meeting of the BJP Legislature Party in Guwahati this afternoon, in which the name of the next Chief Minister of the state will be stamped. During this period, Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Party General Secretary Arun Singh will be present as central observers. BJP’s Assam incharge Baijayant Panda will also attend the meeting.
The decision was taken in Delhi on Saturday
Earlier on Saturday, a high profile meeting was held at the residence of BJP National President JP Nadda in Delhi. Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma were present in it. The name of the new Chief Minister was discussed in the meeting in the presence of Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP General Secretary (Organization) BL Santosh.


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