BJP and Congress had formed a coalition in the Chakma Autonomous District Council in the state and had formed its executive committee. The coalition had faced a setback after some Congress members withdrew support to the BJP-led CADC.
Assam is the second state after Andhra Pradesh to present its budget in the digital format in 2016. However, unlike the other state, Assam budget can be accessed by commpm people as it is available in Google Play Store, Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told PTI.
Curtains fell on the drama over the formation of government with Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma reaching Kohima to iron out the fine details of the coalition, christened People's Democratic Alliance.
National People's Party's Conrad Sangma met Meghalaya governor Ganga Prasad on Sunday to stake claim to form the new government in Meghalaya. BJP's northeast strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma who arrived in support of Sangma said that Sangma will be the next CM of Meghalaya
Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is also appointed BJP’s in-charge for Tripura assembly elections, said doors were open for other anti-Left Front forces in order to oust the CPI(M)-led government of Manika Sarkar in the state.
Addressing a public rally at Kathalaia, Sarma said, "law and order has collapsed in Tripura and people have no right to life and property. The state has been reduced to backward state by the Left Front government."