Himanta Biswa Sarma (born 1 February 1969) is an Indian politician who has been serving as an MLA from Jalukbari constituency in Assam from 2001 till 2015 from Indian National Congress and from May 2016 as a Bharatiya Janata Party member. The former member of the Indian National Congress, Sarma joined Bharatiya Janata Party in August 2015. Sarma won the 2016 Assembly elections and was sworn in as Cabinet Minister on 24 May 2016. The BJP leadership appointed him the convener of the North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) of which the main objective is an all-round development of the North East and better coordination among the states and Centre, according to Ram Madhav, National General Secretary of BJP.
Guwahati, May 10 (SocialNews.XYZ) Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Monday sworn-in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam, a day after he was named as the leader of the newly-elected BJP legislators in the state.
Guwahati, May 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) BJP's lead strategist in northeastern states and party's senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma would be the next Chief Minister of Assam as he on Sunday was elected the leader of the BJP legislature party by the newly elected MLAs. The saffron party returned to power in Assam for the second consecutive term.
Guwahati, May 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) The BJP's lead strategist in northeastern states and senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who was on Sunday elected as the leader of the newly elected MLAs of the party, will take charge as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Monday.
New Delhi [India], April 3 (ANI): Assam Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has been barred by the Election Commission for campaigning in the ongoing assembly elections, has said that his remarks for Bodoland People's Front chief Hagrama Mohilary were "not a threat" to misuse the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
Guwahati (Assam) [India], March 27 (ANI): As the first phase of assembly polls in Assam began on Saturday, state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has urged voters to turn out in record numbers and exercise their right to vote for the progress and development of the state. "Today is a...