Himanta Biswa Sarma : will Sources said that Sonowal proposed Himanta Biswa Sarma’s name in the legislature party meeting held in Guwahati on Sunday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s approval for Sarma.
After Himanta Biswa Sarma name was clear by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Suspense about the post of Chief Minister finally came to an end on Sunday, 6 days after the results of the assembly elections in Assam. Himanta Biswa Sarma, a BJP leader and considered the Chanakya of the party in the Northeast, will be the new Chief Minister of Assam. The BJP Legislature Party met today in the capital Guwahati for a decision in the name of the Chief Minister. BJP sources said that Hemant Biswa Sarma will replace Sarbananda Sonowal as the Chief Minister of Assam.
Himanta Biswa Sarma gets green signal from Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Sources said that Sonowal proposed the name of Himanta Biswa Sarma at a meeting of the legislature party held in Guwahati on Sunday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s approval for Sarma. Hemanta Biswa Sarma has been elected as the leader of the legislative party.
The BJP-led NDA has won the recently concluded assembly elections in Assam. In the 126-member assembly. BJP has won 60 seats while its ally AGP has won 9 seats and UPPL has won 6 seats.
A government was form for the first time in Assam with a victory in the elections.
In the 2016 assembly elections, BJP declared Sarbananda Sononwal as its chief ministerial candidate. Formed the government for the first time in Assam with the victory in the election. This time the party had decided to declare the Chief Minister’s name after the elections.
Sarma, who joined the BJP from the Congress about 6 years ago, is credited with strengthening the BJP in the northeastern states. He was also handling the responsibility of Health Ministry in Sarbananda Sonowal government.