Incumbent CM Sarbananda Sonowal submits his resignation

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Published: May 9,2021 11:56 AM
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Outgoing Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted his resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Sunday.

May 9, 2021: Outgoing Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted his resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Sunday.



BJP's legislative party in Assam is yet to pronounce its decision on the state's next chief minister, a week after the saffron party and its allies got the mandate to form government there for the second consecutive term.



Union Minister Narendra Tomar along with two central observers, party general secretary Arun Singh, National Organizing Secretary B L Santosh and Vice President Baijyant Jay Panda will be present along with the newly elected BJP MLAs of the state.



After the declaration of the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Sunday noon, the BJP led coalition will meet Governor Jagdish Mukhi to stake claim to form the government.



As per reports, the meeting with the governor will be held at around 4 pm this evening.



The swearing-in ceremony of the new chief minister will take place on Monday.