Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam anti-CAB protests: BJP and RSS under fire, houses of CM Sonowal, other top leaders attacked

Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal's house which is located at Dibrugarh in Upper Assam came under attack yesterday night as protestors pelted stones at his house.

published on : 12th December 2019

Citizenship Bill protests: Assam burns, Army deployed in three places

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal was stranded at the Guwahati airport for a long time due to protests. 

published on : 12th December 2019

Assam CM gets stuck at Guwahati airport for over one hour due amid Citizenship Bill protests

Sarbananda Sonowal, who landed in the state capital from Tezpur, was stranded at the VIP lounge of the airport, as his convoy could not roll out due to the massive protest.

published on : 11th December 2019

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal faces protestors’ wrath over Citizenship Bill

In Guwahati, unknown protestors put up posters with messages against the Bill outside the private residences of the CM’s media advisor Hrishikesh Goswami.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Citizenship Bill: Pressure mounts on AGP to quit Sonowal government, again  

The AGP, which was born out of the six-year-long anti-immigrants’ agitation (Assam Agitation) of early 1980s, is facing criticism from both within and outside.

published on : 1st December 2019

Amit Shah holds meet with Northeast CMs, political leaders, civil society on Citizenship Bill

The meetings were attended by chief ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya Sarbananda Sonowal, Pema Khandu and Conrad Sangma respectively.

published on : 30th November 2019

Pressure mounting on Assam government to adopt anti-Citizenship Bill stance

Unlike the ruling BJP in Arunachal which is “unequivocally opposed” to the bill, the Sarbananda Sonowal government is toeing the Centre’s line.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Assam CM petitions Modi to maintain PSU status of Numaligarh Refinery

The refinery is a fruit of the historic Assam Accord of 1985 signed between All Assam Students’ Union and the Centre at the end of the six-year-long bloody anti-immigrants' agitation.

published on : 19th November 2019

Government to take Assam's interests into while signing Naga pact, assures Amit Shah

Shah gave the assurance when Sonowal called on him here, a release issued by the Assam government said.

published on : 7th November 2019

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for river, rail links between Assam, Bangladesh

Sarbananda Sonowal said India under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi was committed to enhance bilateral relations.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Assam CM Sonowal assures legal support for those excluded from NRC final list

Sonowal gave the assurance when representatives of various Bengali organisations in Assam called on him to apprise him about their grievances, a government release said.  

published on : 11th October 2019

State government will take up the cause of people left out in the NRC list: Assam CM Sonowal

The final NRC will be published on Saturday in Assam, the only state in the country where it is being updated after 1951.

published on : 30th August 2019

'No one should panic': Assam CM Sonowal ahead of final NRC publication

Sonowal also said the exclusion of anyone's name does not mean that he or she has become a foreigner as such a decision can be taken only by a tribunal after following the proper legal process.

published on : 30th August 2019

Government may explore legislative options to deal with anomalies in NRC, Assam CM Sonowal indicates

Sarbananda Sonowal said the Assam government will ensure peaceful publication of the NRC on August 31 as mandated by the SC.

published on : 19th August 2019

Had moved SC seeking re-verification of documents for a correct NRC: Assam CM

Sarbananda Sonowal expressed optimism that the NRC would be a historic document which would neither include the name of any foreigner nor exclude any genuine Indian citizen.

published on : 15th August 2019
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