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Akon Bora sworn in as Cabinet Minister

Sitting MLA from Dispur Akon Bora secures berth in the cabinet as a cabinet minister today. Mr. Bora was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister in the Assam Government by the Governor Assam of the sate S C Mathur at Raj Bhawan, Guwahati. Cabinet collegues and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi were present at the swearing in ceremony.

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