GUWAHATI, Dec 9 � Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Assam Pradesh on Sunday formally announced the name of Sarbananda Sonowal as the elected president of the State BJP.
At a meeting held at the State BJP office here, senior BJP leader and national vice president of the party Bijoya Chakravorty announced the name of Sarbananda Sonowal on the basis of the report of party State election officer Ranjit Das.
It needs to be mentioned here that national president Nitin Gadkari had nominated Sarbananda Sonowal as the president of State BJP on November 9 and Sonowal took charge on November 15. However the constitutional procedure relating to the election of the State president was completed today.
Sonowal called upon the party members to remain united and work with dedication.
On Sonowal now lies the responsibility of revamping the party in the State and to reach out to the people to improve the party prospects in the coming elections.