Himanta Biswa Sarma:15th Chief Minister of Assam:
Himanta Biswa Sarma, the face of the BJP in Northeast India, will be sworn in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam.
- His name was proposed by outgoing Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
- BJP retained power in the state along with alliance partners Asom Gana Parishad and UPPL. Dr. Sarma was holding several important portfolios including Health and Finance in the Sarbananda Sonowal government.
- As finance minister, Sarma earned Assam the distinction of being the first state to roll out the GST regime.