BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma is all set to be the next chief inister of the Assam after the BJP-led coalition won the assembly elections held this year. According to sources in the party, Sarma’s name will be proposed by incumbent chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a meeting of the newly elected MLAs on Sunday afternoon.
The BJP legislature party in Assam will meet to elect the next chief minister of the state. The meeting is scheduled to begin from 11 AM and union minister Narendra Singh Tomar and party general secretary Arun Singh will be present as central observers.
BJP Assam state unit president Ranjeet Kumar Dass visited the legislative assembly on saturday evening to review arrangements for the Legislature Party Meeting.
He, however, refused to divulge the details of the scheduled meeting. The state NDA, including AGP and UPPL, will on Sunday hold a meeting at 1 PM to ratify the leader of legislative party. Later in the day, around 4 pm, the BJP unit of Assam will meet Governor Jagdish Mukhi to stake claim to form the government.
The swearing-in ceremony of the new chief minister will take place on Monday. BJP national president JP Nadda will be be present at the the oath-taking event.