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Sonowal visits flood and erosion hit areas of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji

Guwahati/IBNS: Braving inclement weather and incessant rain, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday visited the erosion and flood hit areas of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji districts.

R-Day celebration: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal urges people to work with compassion for humanity

Guwahati, Jan 26 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal joined the nation in celebrating the 70th Republic Day by offering floral tribute to the martyrs at the martyrs’ column at Shradhanjali Kanan in Guwahati on Saturday.

Sarbananda Sonowal wishes new Tripura CM

Guwahati, Mar 9 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday congratulated Biplab Kumar Deb, who was sworn in as the 10th Chief Minister of Tripura, and wished him all success to run the government.          

Sonowal inaugurates second edition of Brahmaputra Literary Festival

Guwahati, Feb 9 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday inaugurated the second edition of Brahmaputra Literary Festival at Srimanta Sankardev Kalashetra in Guwahati. 

Death of a youth in police custody triggers violent protest in Assam, one protester killed, several others injured

Guwahati, Jan 10 (IBNS) : Death of a youth in police custody has triggered massive violent protests in Assam on Wednesday.According to the reports, one protester was killed and several others, including five police personnel were injured, when local people engaged in a clash with security personnel in Assam's Darrang district after a youth was allegedly died in police custody.  

Sonowal addresses Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and kickstarts roadshow at Singapore

Guwahati, Jan 7 (IBNS) : Reiterating State Government’s resolve in playing a proactive role towards the success of Act East Policy, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that his government is hell bound in stepping up its efforts in increasing interactions with ASEAN countries including enhancing people to people contact and trade and other relations.           

Assam CM announces Rs. 1 crore assistance to cyclone Ockhi affected people

Guwahati, Dec 4 (IBNS) : Expressing sympathy and sense of camaraderie with the people affected by cyclone Ockhi, which is currently threatening and impacting many Indian states, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today announced an assistance of Rs 1 crore as contribution towards Prime Minister’s Relief Fund (PMRF).

Sonowal calls upon youth to take up sports as a way of life

Guwahati, Dec 1 IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called upon the youth of the state to take up sports as a way of life. 

Sonowal launches road show of Global Investors’ Summit in Kolkata

 Guwahati, Nov 27 (IBNS): As a prelude to the first ever Global Investors’ Summit slated to be held in the month of February next year, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday launched a road show at a city hotel in Kolkata to elicit participation from the industrialists and prospective investors.           

Sonowal inaugurates Namami Barak festival

 Guwahati, Nov 18 (IBNS) : Speaking at the central programme of Namami Barak festival at Silchar on Saturday, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Barak and Brahmaputra Rivers have same language and that language is of brotherhood, unity and harmony. 

John Abraham keen to set up football academy in Guwahati

Guwahati, Nov 14 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assured actor and proprietor of ISL franchise North East United FC John Abraham to extend all support for setting up a world class football academy in Guwahati. 

Sonowal emphasizes on society’s role for holistic development of children

Guwahati, Nov 14 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday called upon the people of the state to work with responsibility for holistic development of children while taking part as chief guest in the children’s day celebration organized by Asom Sishu Sahitya Nyas in association with Kamrup (Metro) District Administration at Latasil playground in Guwahati.

Parliamentary Committee meets Sonowal, discusses flood and erosion problem

Guwahati, Oct 29 (IBNS) : A nine member Parliamentary Committee on Subordinate Legislation-led by its chairman and MP Dilip Gandhi called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the latter’s office chamber at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati on Sunday. 

Sonowal inaugurates first Guwahati International Film Festival

Guwahati, Oct 28 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday inaugurated the first ever Guwahati International Film Festival at Srimanta Sankardev International Auditorium at Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati.

Assam CM attends All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union golden jubilee at Itanagar

Guwahati, Oct 15 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday took part in the golden jubilee celebrations of All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) at Itanagar and strongly pitched for greater harmony and strengthening of age old ties between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.