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It's BJP again in Assam, but who will be the next chief minister?

Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has added to the mystery by declaring that the next CM would be from the BJP, without naming Sarbananda Sonowal

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Assam assembly polls | Himanta Biswa Sarma | Bharatiya Janata Party

Aditi Phadnis  |  New Delhi 

Sarbananda Sonowal
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal interacts with the media, in Guwahati on May 2, 2021. Photo: PTI

Although there was no doubt that the ruling BJP-led alliance in Assam will form the government, there was little clarity about the next chief minister in the state, with Finance Minister adding to the mystery by declaring only that the next CM would be from the BJP, without naming Sarbananda Sonowal, the CM of the outgoing government.

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First Published: Mon, May 03 2021. 01:56 IST
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