Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma was sworn in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Monday replacing former Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. Sarma, who was the charioteer of Bharatiya Janata Party’s stride in Northeast was administered the oath in presence of state Governor, Jagdish Mukhi, the BJP national President JP Nadda and other leaders.
On being announced the Chief Minister of the state Sarma took to Twitter to express his gratitude to the people of the state. He tweeted, “ With fragrance of Assam in my heart & love of my wonderful people in my veins, I offer my deepest gratitude to you all. I would not have been what I am had it not been for your pious faith in me. On this day, I vow to work with & for each one of you with greater passion Assam.”