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Lesser-known facts about new Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

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By Rinkumani Pathak

GUWAHATI: BJP strongman in Northeast and North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath on Monday as the 15th chief minister of Assam. Sarma has succeeded Sarbananda Sonowal, the 14th CM of the State.

Here are some lesser-known facts about Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma:

Dr Sarma acted as a child artist in the blockbuster Assamese movie of the early 80s — Kokadeuta, Nati aru Hati. (This story published on www.newslivetv.com)

Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma as charismatic child artist was seen commandeering a majestic elephant for a popular song in the film.

Dr Sarma who is known for his oratory skills earned name as a promising debater in his student days. He was best debater of prestigious Manik Chandra Baruah Memorial Debating Competition of Cotton College for several years. (This story published on www.newslivetv.com)

Himanta Biswa Sarma with his team mate Aparna Devi after winning award at MCB Memorial Debate
Himanta Biswa Sarma with his team mate Aparna Devi after winning award at MCB Memorial Debate

The BJP strongman in Northeast has also several books to his credit. He has penned three books in Assamese – Samagata Samay , Bhinna Samay Abhinna Mat and Eta Saponar Pam Khedi. Sarma recently translated biography of union home minister Amit Shah from English to Assamese. He translated the English book titled ‘Amit Shah and the March of BJP’ to Assamese –  ‘Amit Shah aru Agragami BJP’.

 

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