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Reshuffle on Jan 23

Chief minister Tarun Gogoi is beleived to have finalised the portfolios for the soon to be sworn in ministers.

According to Assam Times Political Research Bureau, governor PB Achary will administer oath of office and secretary on January 23.

Dr Bhumidhar Barman is likely to get health and Assam Accord implementation while Bismita Gogoi is expecting forest and  cultural affaris.

Sarat Borkotoky is Gogoi’s choice for education portfolio while Chandan Sarkar is likely to get public health engineering department.

Sumitra Patir is likely to get social welfare and tribal affairs while the transport department is likely to go to Ajit Singh.

Gogoi is keeping home and finance portfolios with him. He, however, finds it difficult to allocate power, supply and PWD following the exit of Pradyut Bordoloi, Ajanta Neog and Dr Nazrul Islam. 

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