As the new government came into power in Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma took the charge of the Chief Minister of Assam following the oath taking ceremony on Monday, May 11. The newly sworn-in CM announced that one of his core objectives is to make Assam one of the top five in India in the next five years.
Addressing the press, the CM said that the prime focus of the government will be to control the COVID-19 pandemic, work on fulfilling all poll promises and make the state free from the annual flood havoc. As per a press release, Sarma said, “The COVID-19 situation in Assam is alarming. Our daily cases have crossed the 5000 mark. In our cabinet meeting tomorrow, we will discuss it from all perspectives, and take measures accordingly.”