Sonam Yudron, who did her early schooling in Dirang, about 350 km from Itanagar, had earlier worked as a junior teacher under the state government after having obtained an MA degree from Punjab University.
DAN comprises of 49 NPF legislators, 4 BJP and seven Independents. Zeliang had to resign after a series of incidents rocked the state when his government wanted to hold municipal elections with 33 per cent reservation for women.
Sonowal said while language and literature constituted a core component of a nation, it was the Sahitya Sabha that had to also shoulder responsibility in protecting and promoting the Assamese identity.
The finance minister announced providing eggs twice a week in the mid-day meal scheme which would cover 42.61 lakh children in lower primary and upper primary schools across Assam, costing Rs 130 crore per year.
The villagers of Harinagar, Kinokhal and Chandinagar who were cultivating on their land well within Indian territory for decades were stopped from doing so after the Surma river that runs parallel to the international boundary had changed course in 2006.
By the time the elections were declared null and void, the protestors had already taken bodies of the two youth to Kohima, sat in protest and set 4 PM of February 2 as deadline for the chief minister’s resignation.