Himanta Biswa Sarma to take charge as 15th Assam CM
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.
The Bharatiya Janata Party has returned to power in Assam for a second consecutive term after winning the recently held three-phase elections to the 126-member state Assembly.
BJP sources said that Sarma, who has already received the support of the two allies of "Mitrajot" -- Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and United People's Party Liberal (UPPL), is scheduled to meet Governor Jagdish Mukhi at the Raj Bhavan here later in the day to stake his claim to form the new government.
Sarma, who was instrumental in the BJP's victory both in the recently-held Assemb......