Outgoing CM Sonowal Signs Off With Bhishma's Quote From Mahabharata
The Times of India Mumbai|May 10, 2021
Sarbananda Sonowal signed off as Assam CM on Sunday with a quote from the Mahabharata, where Bhishma – lying on a bed of arrows — tells the eldest Pandava Yudhisthir that a king must stand for the country and not the other way round.
Prabin Kalita

Addressing newly-elected MLAs of BJP and its allies after Himanta Biswa Sarma’s election as the leader of the House and the state’s next chief minister, Sonowal said, “So, we the representatives of the people, exist for society and the country. This we should keep in mind and always work in the interest of the country and society. Many of you here have worked with dedication in the last five years and so society has re-elected you. Respect the love and trust of society.”

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