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Sonowal takes oath as Assam CM

BJP created history in Assam on May 19 , winning 60 of the 126 Assembly seats

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Publish Date: May 24 2016 5:03PM | Updated Date: May 24 2016 5:03PM

Sonowal takes oath as Assam CM

 Sonowal takes oath as Assam CM. (Photo: ANI)

 

Sarbananda Sonowal took oath as Assam chief minister in Guwahati in Tuesday.

 
The ceremony was attended by PM Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, Congress leader and former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, besides several other dignitaries.
 
Along with Sonowal, ten others were sworn in as ministers, including Himanta Biswa Sarma.
 
BJP created history in Assam on May 19 , winning 60 of the 126 Assembly seats. 
 
Its coalition partners, Asom Gan Parishad and Bodoland People’s Front secured 14 and 12 seats respectively. 
 
All three secured 86 seats together in the Assembly.