GUWAHATI: The Assam government today gave additional allocations to two more Ministers in the Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma headed Cabinet– Urkhao Gwra Brahma and Dr. Ranuj Pegu.
According to a notification issued by Jishnu Baruah, the Chief Secretary of the government of Assam, Brahma has been allocated the handloom and textiles, soil conservation, and welfare of Bodoland departments.
On the other hand, Education Minister Pegu has been allotted the welfare of plain tribes and backward classes.
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It needs mention here that in 2021, the National Democratic Alliance won a majority of seats in the legislature, with 75 seats, followed by Congress with 29 seats and AIUDF with 16.
CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and 13 others make up the current Assam Cabinet.
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