Tarun Gogoi takes oath as Assam CM

Congress veteran Tarun Gogoi was on Wednesday sworn-in as the chief minister of Assam for a third straight term.

Updated: May 18, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

Guwahati: Congress veteran Tarun Gogoi was on Wednesday sworn-in as the chief minister of Assam for a third straight term.

Governor JB 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.

IANS