Tarun Gogoi Submits His Resignation as Assam Chief Minister
Thursday’s assembly election results ended the 15-year-rule of Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government in Assam.
- Current Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi submitted his resignation to Assam Governor PB Acharya on Friday evening.
- In a wave of anti-incumbency, Thursday’s assembly election results ended the three-term, 15-year-rule of Gogoi-led Congress government in Assam.
- The BJP, along with its allies, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and Bodo Peoples Front, swept the state by winning 60 , 14 and 12 seats respectively, in the 126-member assembly. BJP’s Sarbananda Sonowal will be sworn in as the new Chief Minister on 24 May.
(With agency inputs)
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