Assam: AIUDF MLA takes oath in Sanskrit


GUWAHATI: All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) MLA Karim Uddin Barbhuiya caught the attention of all by taking oath in Sanskrit on Thursday at Assam Legislative Assembly.

Barbhuiya, the first-time MLA from Sonai in Cachar district took the oath in the name of Allah in the Sanskrit language.

“As I undertake a new journey & take oath as an MLA, I wholeheartedly seek blessings from the people of Sonai & sheer guidance from the seniors. Utmost gratitude to AIUDF Chief


Sahab, Leaders from Central, Cachar District & Sonai LAC Committee for their trust in me,” the MLA from Badruddin Ajmal-led party tweeted.

The first session of 15th Assam Legislative Assembly began from Thursday with pro-tem speaker Phani Bhushan Choudhury administering the oath to newly elected representatives of the assembly. The MLAs took oath in different languages including Assamese, English, Bengali, Boro, Nepali and Hindi.

Along with Karim Uddin Barbhuiya, BJP MLAs Jayanta Malla Baruah, Jitu Goswami, Suman Haripriya, Dr Amiya Kumar Bhuyan, Ramkrishna Ghosh, Manab Deka and Bidya Sing Engleng also took oath in Sanskirt.