Sarbananda Sonowal requests Tarun Gogoi to take part in his swearing-in ceremony
Mon, 23 May 2016|
GUWAHATI: Assam BJP Legislature Party leader Sarbananda Sonowal will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Assam on May 24 in Guwahati. He requested outgoing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to take part in his swearing-in ceremony.
Mr Sonowal personally visited Mr Gogoi at his official residence in Koinadhara area of the city and invited him to the oath-taking function to be held at Khanapara field. A host of dignitaries, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, are slated to attend it.
Mr Sonowal also sought Mr Gogoi's advice, goodwill and blessings. Mr Gogoi has apparently accepted Mr Sonowal's invitation and said he would attend the swearing-in ceremony and also conveyed good wishes to him.
Mr Sonowal was unanimously elected as BJP Legislature Party leader in Assam, paving the way for his becoming the next Chief Minister of the state.