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Gogoi sworn in as Assam chief minister

Congress veteran Tarun Gogoi was Wednesday sworn-in as the chief minister of Assam for the third straight term. Governor J.B. Patnaik administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 76-year-old leader at a simple function at the Raj Bhawan in Guwahati.

india Updated: May 18, 2011 15:35 IST
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Congress veteran Tarun Gogoi was Wednesday sworn-in as the chief minister of Assam for the third straight term.

Governor J.B. Patnaik administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 76-year-old leader at a simple function at the Raj Bhawan here.

Gogoi took the oath in Assamese.

He would announce the list of his council of ministers later this week.

First Published: May 18, 2011 15:32 IST