Addressing a press conference after taking oath at Srimanta Shankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati, newly elected Chief Minister of Assam Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the first cabinet of the newly formed ministry will be held tomorrow.
“Our main aim will be to make Assam free from COVID-19 pandemic and flood. From Tuesday itself, the new cabinet will start its work for the development of the state,” Dr. Sarma added.
In addition, he also said that the main aim of the new government is to get Assam to the 5th position in India amongst the best states.
He also urged ULFA (I) chief Paresh Baruah to come forward for peace talks.
On the issue of NRC, Dr. Sarma stated that the government’s stand on it is clear adding that 20 percent re-verification will be done in the border areas.