Assam Will Set "Benchmark Of Peace" Under Himanta Biswa Sarma: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah expressed confidence in Himanta Biswa Sarma saying that Assam will set up a new benchmark of peace, progress and prosperity under PM Modi's guidance and his leadership.

Assam Will Set 'Benchmark Of Peace' Under Himanta Biswa Sarma: Amit Shah

Home Minister Amit Shah congratulated Himanta Biswa Sarma after he was sworn-in as Assam Chief Minister.

New Delhi:

Union Home Minister Amit Shah congratulated Himanta Biswa Sarma soon after he was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Assam and said that the state will set a benchmark of peace, progress and prosperity under him.

The Home Minister expressed confidence in him saying that the state will set up a new benchmark of peace, progress and prosperity under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's guidance and his leadership.

"Congratulations to Himanta Biswa Sarma on being sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Assam and all those who took oath today. I am confident that under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's guidance and your leadership, the state of Assam will set a new benchmark of peace, progress and prosperity," Mr Shah said.

Mr Sarma was sworn in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam today, replacing former Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Mr Sarma was administered the oath in presence of state Governor Jagdish Mukhi, the BJP national President JP Nadda and other leaders.