Sarbananda Sonowal

  • Assam CM gets Covid-19 jab, urges others to get vaccinated
    Guwahati, April 8 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday took his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH). After the jab, Sonowal,59, tweeted: "Took my first shot of Covid-19 vaccine at GMCH. Vaccines are safe and will help us defeat this pandemic. I urge all eligible persons of the state to get vaccinated and continue following safety precautions." Most Governors and Chief Ministers of northeastern state
  • Assam's BJP govt fulfilled expectations of people, will return to power: CM
    Guwahati, February 13 (PTI): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda`Sonowal on Saturday said that his government has fulfilled all expectations of the people of the state and will come back to power after the assembly elections, likely to be held in March-April this year. Replying to the discussion on the governor's address on the concluding day of the last session of the present assembly, Sonowal expressed confidence that the ruling coalition will emerge victorious because of the &quo
  • Assam CM provides subsidy to 55 producers to support film industry
    Guwahati, February 13 (PTI): In a bid to support the film industry in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday provided financial aids to 55 movie producers and urged them to focus on societal development through their works. The Assam State Film Finance and Development Corporation (ASFFDC) selected 45 feature films, six documentaries and four short movies which were made between April 1, 2016, to March 31, 2020, for extending the subsidy. The chief minister provided
  • Assam CM gives feedback to PM on Covid situation
    Guwahati, November 25 (IANS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday provided detailed reports on the ground situation and the state government's Covid-19 management to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a virtual meeting, officials said. Sonowal along with Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and senior officials took part in the video conference from Guwahati and apprised the Prime Minister about the Covid-19 situations in Assam such as post-Covid complications, st
  • Assam CM thanks Akshay Kumar for donating Rs 1cr towards flood relief
    Mumbai, August 18 (IANS): Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal has thanked Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar for contributing Rs 1 crore towards the Assam flood relief. Sonowal took to Twitter on Wednesday to praise Akshay for showing "sympathy and support" during the period of crisis. "Thank you @akshaykumar ji for your kind contribution of ?1 crore towards Assam flood relief. You have always shown sympathy and support during periods of crisis. As a true frie