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Gohain gets railway

Rajen Gohain has been given railway ministry hours after the Nagaon MP took oath as minister of state on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi allocated the portfolio to the senior BJP leader fetching a ray of hope for the north eastern region.

Many parties and organizations in the North East have welcomed Gohain saying that he would try his best to enhance railway connectivity in the entire region.

Gohain is the second MP from Nagaon district of Assam to have taken oath as Union minister. Muhiram Saikia was first to have taken oath as Union minister of state for human resource development in the HD Deve Gowda and IK Gujral governments.

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