Himanta Biswa Sarma as New Chief Minister of Assam
On 8th May 2021, Himanta Biswa Sarma has been named as the new Chief Minister of Assam. Himanta will take place of incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal with effect from May 10, 2021.
- The BJP party won 60 seats in the 2021 assembly polls for 2nd straight term.
- Mr. Sarma became part of the BJP in 2015. prior to this, he served for Congress Party.