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Sonowal expanding team

GUWAHATI: At least eight BJP, AGP and BPF legislators are taking oath as new colleagues in the Sarbananda Sonowal’s council of ministers on Thursday.

From BJP Siddharth Bhattacharjee, Piyush Hazarika, Tapan Kumar Gogoi, Angorlata Deka, Bhabesh Kalita, Sumung Ronghang are taking oath at a function in the Raj Bhawan.

Governor Dr Jagdish Mukhi is administering the new inductees the oath of office and secrecy. AGP legislator Phani Bhushan Chaudhury and his BPF counterpart Chandan Brahma are also taking oath in the ceremony.

For the first time the year old Sonowal team is expanding. The strong contenders who were left this time include Prasanta Phukan, Padma Hazarika and Atul Bora.

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