Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma’s report card of 5 years may have landed him top job

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Why did BJP’s central leadership pick Himanta Biswa Sarma as Assam’s next CM over incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal? While there might never be an official answer, the consensus opinion is that Sarma's performance over the last five years — in government and politics — was seen as enough reason to plump for him despite his...

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Governor appoints Himanta Biswa Sarma to be CM: Assam BJP President
Himanta Biswa Sarma submitted support letter to form a government in Assam, state Governor appointed Himanta Biswa to be CM, informed Ranjeet Kumar Dass on May 09. "Our leader Himanta Biswa Sarma submitted a letter to Assam Governor, along with support letters from AGP and UPPL. After that, Governor issued an order, which reads, "I, Prof Jagdish Mukhi, Governor of Assam, hereby appoint Himanta Biswa Sarma to be CM," said State BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass.

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