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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal being garlanded at the golden jubilee function of the students' body Takam Mising Porin Kebang (TMPK) at Jonai, in Dhemaji district.

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BJP National President JP Nadda being felicitated by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and others during a public meeting at Police Parade ground in Silchar.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal bats to start the final match of a cricket tournament, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visits Maa Kamakhaya temple, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah being felicitated with a traditional Assamese Japi (hat) by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma during a programme of Assam Darshan, at Amingaon in Kamrup.

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Drishti Rajkhowa alias Major Rabha, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of banned terror outfit, ULFA (I) hands over his weapon to Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal at a formal surrender-cum-arms laying ceremony by the members of extremist outfits of ULFA(I), PDCK, DNLA and UPRF, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal with state Health Minister Hemanta Biswa Sarma distributes scooters among meritorious students under Pragyan Bharati scheme, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb share a moment during the inaugural ceremony of the 8th North East Festival, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal along with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb during the inaugural ceremony of the 8th North East Festival, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handing over of cheque of Rs.20 lakh to the widow of India Army jawan Haradhan Chandra Ray at the latter’s residence, in Dhubri district.

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal during a jeep safari inside the Kaziranga National Park after it was re-opened for visitors.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Education Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma felicitates teachers during the state-level function of the 59th Teachers’ Day and the inauguration of Directorate of Bodo Medium and Other Tribal Languages held at Srimanta Sankardev International Auditorium, in Guwahati.

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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal pays tributes to former president Pranab Mukherjee, at State Assembly in Guwahati. Mukherjee, 84, passed away on Monday at Army's RR Hospital in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal takes salute of a marching contingent during the 74th Independence Day function at Judges Field in Guwahati.

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Assam state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal greets the gathering during a parade to mark India's Independence Day in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handovers a cheque of Rs 20 Lakh to the family members of martyr Pranay Kalita of 4 Assam Rifles, in Barpeta. Kalita lost his life in an ambush by militants in Manipur’s Chandel district on July 29.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal interacts with the children of flood-affected areas at a relief camp, in Chirang district of Assam.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (L) inspects areas affected by the flood and erosion caused by the Aie river at Tulsijhara in Chirang district of Assam. Assam State Minister of Water Resource Assam Keshab Mahanta is also seen.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on his way to Madanabari village under Mayong revenue circle to assess the on-ground flood situation, in Morigaon district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal takes stock of flood situation and conditions of animals during his visit to Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), at Borjuri village near Kaziranga National Park, in Nagaon district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal practices 'yoga' at his residence, on International Day of Yoga, in Dibrugarh.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates newly constructed Dibrugarh District police station, at Thanachariali in Dibrugarh district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal wearing a face mask interacts with people as part of BJP's campaign 'Jan Sampark Abhiyan', at Chamaria in Kamrup district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan take stock of measures taken by experts to douse fire at Baghjan gas well site, in Tinsukia District.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal drives a tractor, distributed under Chief Minister’s Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY), with the onset of Kharif season, in Sonitpur district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal provides relief material to the flood affected people sheltered at a relief camp, in Goalpara district of Assam.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributes face mask among workers and urged them to follow social distancing as a measure to curb the spread of coronavirus, during the nationwide lockdown, at Bokpara Tea Estate in Dibrugarh district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal wearing a face mask addresses media persons regarding COVID-19 situation in the state during a nationwide lockdown, at Deputy Commissioner's Office in Amingaon, Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal interacts with ASHA workers during his visit to Sonaigaon Camp Quarantine Centre amid the nationwide lockdown, in Udalguri.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal wearing a protective mask arrives to attend a special meeting on COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visits the Haflong Civil Hospital to review the preparedness against COVID-9, in Haflong.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sanitizes his hands as he arrives at Bongaigaon Civil Hospital to review preparedness and to check preventive measures taken in wake of Coronavirus outbreak, in Chirang district

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviews the facilities which will granted for coronavirus-affected patients during his visit at Diphu Medical College and Hospital in Karbi Anglong district, Assam.

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An official uses a thermal screening device in wake of deadly coronavirus outbreak on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal as he arrives to attend State Assembly session, in Guwahati.

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Bodoland People's Front (BPF) leader Biswajit Daimary files his nomination paper before the Returning Officer, for the Rajya Sabha elections at Assam Legislative Assembly, at Dispur, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (L) and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma arrive at the Assam Legislative Assembly to present the State Budget 2020-21, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah is greeted by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal upon his arrival in Lakhimpur, to attend the 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh.

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Artists performs as Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives to attend the 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh, in Lakhimpur Kheri district. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma are also seen.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah is greeted by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the airport as he arrives to attend the 34th Statehood Day of Arunachal Pradesh, in Lakhimpur Kheri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other dignitaries on his arrival at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati. PM Modi will visit Kokrajhar to participate in an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo agreement.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Governor Jagdish Mukhi and others on his arrival at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal with officials inspects the venue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme to be held on Feb. 7, in connection with signing of Bodoland Peace Accord, in Kokrajhar.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah presides over the signing of a historic agreement between Government of India, Government of Assam and Bodo representatives, to end the over 50-year old Bodo crisis, in New Delhi. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other dignitaries are also seen.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah presides over the signing of a historic agreement between Government of India, Government of Assam and Bodo representatives, to end the over 50-year old Bodo crisis, in New Delhi. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and other dignitaries are also seen.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and others during the Arms Laying Ceremony at GMCH auditorium, in Guwahati. A total of 644 militants of eight banned insurgent outfits surrendered in Assam today along with 177 arms.

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Assam State BJP President Ranjeet Kumar Dass (2nd from Left) receives the certificate from Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (C), Union minister and senior BJP leader Dharmendra Pradhan (2nd R) and other leaders after he was elected as Assam BJP President for the second term, during a function, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju wave at the contingents taken part in the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020 at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal with senior BJP leader and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP Assam State president Ranjeet Kumar Dass and other leaders take part in a silent rally for peace and harmony, in Dhemaji district of Assam.

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BJP's working president JP Nadda with BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Finance Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma, BJP state president Ranjit Kumar Das and other party leaders releases the party's monthly magazine 'Asomiya BJP Barta' during the party's booth level president and elected representatives meet to support the new Citizenship law, in Guwahati, Assam

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Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal launches the torch relay of 3rd Khelo India Youth Games 2020, in Guwahati.

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Assam state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, front second right, and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, right, march in a procession organized by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party urging for peace after violence broke out in several parts of the country during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, in Nalbari.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal addressing a press conference in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributes weapons and equipments to anti-depredation squads of Forest Department, at Assam Administrative Staff College in Guwahati. Assam Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya is also seen.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal presents an award to winner of Art Competition organised on the occasion of Lachit Divas in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal interacts with the chorus singers of Bishnu Jyoti Kala Kendra at an event to commemorate the 8th death anniversary of Bhupen Hazarika at his Samadhi Kshetra, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi receive Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on his arrival at LGBI Airport in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal along with others participate in 'Run For Unity' to commemorate the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pay tribute to the victims of 2008 Assam bombings on its eleventh anniversary, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal collects garbage from road as he participates in 'Gandhi Sankalpa Yatra' to mark the celebration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, at Bonda in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary, at Gandhi Mandap in Guwahati.

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BJP's Sonari Assembly seat candidate Nabanita Handique files her nomination in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, MP Topon Kumar Gogoi, Rajya Sabha MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries Rameswar Teli for the upcoming by-polls, at Sonari in Charaideo.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal along with state Finance, Health and PWD Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma distribute free medication during the launch of Free Drugs Scheme for Tea Garden Hospitals, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal visits Moran Blind School during Sewa Saptah (week of service) to celebrate the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sept 17, in Moran district of Assam.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and State Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma comes out after offering payers at Kamakhya Temple, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Minister Jitendra Singh and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal during the 68th Plenary Session of North Eastern Council at Administrative Staff College, in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah is greeted by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on his arrival at LGBI airport , in Guwahati.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi and others during the 68th Plenary Session of North Eastern Council at Administrative Staff College, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal with Bjp senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi during a meeting at IIT, in Guwahati

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (L) during the foundation stone laying ceremony of Karbi & Dimasa Bhawan, at Dwarka in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inspects the guard of honour during the 73rd Independence Day in Guwahati.

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Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat addresses a press conference after conducting a survey of the flood-affected areas of the state, in Guwahati. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal is also seen.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (2nd R) along with officials visits the flood affected Krishnaguru Sewa Ashram at Na Satra, Sarthebari in Barpeta district.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal flags off SpiceJet's first daily direct flight between Guwahati and Dhaka, at LGBI Airport, in Guwahati. Parliamentary Affairs, Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary is also seen.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal performs yoga during the 5th International Day of Yoga, in Guwahati.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal along with Assam BJP president Ranjit Kumar Dass and others at an Iftar party in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal with Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu after his oath-taking ceremony for the second term as CM, in Itanagar.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal shakes hands with cricketer Riyan Parag, the youngest player to score an IPL half-century, at Brahmaputra State Guest House, in Guwahati.

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BJP candidate Queen Ojha (C) in the presence of Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and other leaders files her nomination from Guwahati constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, in Guwahati.

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Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah being felicitated by his party leaders during an election rally ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Nagaon District.

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BJP candidate Topan Kumar Gogoi files his nomination papers for Jorhat constituency to the returning officer as Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and NEDA Chairman Himanta Biswa Sharma look on, ahead of the Parliamentary elections, in Jorhat.

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BJP candidate Rameshwar Teli with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and NEDA Chairman Himanta Biswa Sharma hands over his nomination paper for contesting from Dibrugarh parliamentary constituency, in Dibrugarh.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a group photo with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leaders Atul Bora, Keshab Mahanta and Phanibhushan Choudhury as they form an alliance ahead of Lok Sabha elections 2019, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, center, helps carry the coffin containing the remains of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier Maneswar Basumatary, who was killed in Thursday bombing in Kashmir, at the air force station in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handing over an Award to Pallabi Boro at a function held to celebrate 17th Bodoland day at Kokrajhar. Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC) chief Hagrama Mohilary is also seen.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal giving away Honorary Doctorate to Six Time World Amateur Boxing Champion Padma Bhushan M.C Mary Kom at the 5th convocation ceremony of Kaziranga University at Jorhat, Assam.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal walks on the Bogibeel Bridge, the longest rail-cum-road bridge on Brahmaputra river, after it was inaugurated by him, in Dibrugarh. The Prime Minister also flagged off two new Intercity Express trains connecting Tinsukia and Naharlagun via the Bogibeel Bridge.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi upon his arrival at Dibrugarh Airport. PM Modi will inaugurate India's longest railroad bridge, Bogibeel bridge, in Dibrugarh.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal addresses a press conference at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal flanked by NEDA Chairman Himanta Biswa Sarma and BJP State President Ranjit Das release BJP Panchayat election manifesto, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his birth anniversary at Gandhi Mandap, in Guwahati,

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal felicitates Asian Games Gold-medallist Hima Das with a traditional hat ‘Japi’, in Guwahati.

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Brahma Kumaris tie rakhi to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal carries the ashes of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for immersion in River Brahmaputra, in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pays tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, at his Krishna Menon Marg residence, in New Delhi.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal pays floral tributes to the martyrs of the freedom movement on the occasion of the 72nd Independence Day, at Shraddhanjali Kanan in Guwahati.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal speaks to the media regarding the National Register of Citizenship (NRC), in Guwahati. The Final Draft of National Register of Citizenship (NRC) was released today.

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BJP President Amit Shah lays the foundation stone of 19 cancer care hospitals in the state in partnership with the Tata Trust, in Guwahati. Also seen are Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, his Arunachal Pradesh counterpart Pema Khandu and Tata Trust chairman Ratan Tata.

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(L-R) MoS for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal during the India Economic Summit 2018 at Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, BJP President Amit Shah, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and cabinet minister pose for photographs after swear-in ceremony at Kohima, Nagaland.

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