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Shaktipeeth Kamakhya reopens; Sonowal offers puja for welfare of all Pays gratitude to lakhs of pilgrims

Dispur, June 26: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today extended his gratitude to lakhs of pilgrims for coming to Kamakhya Peeth from all over the country and abroad and making the Ambubachi Mela, 'one of the greatest religious congregations' a success. With Nibritti as the doors of the temple were opened today, Chief Minister Sonowal offered his puja for the welfare of all sections of the people of the State and prayed to the Goddess Kamakhya to reign over all the evil forces and give ...

Chief Minister calls on Rajnath Singh and discusses various issues

Dispur, June 25: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at the latter's official residence in New Delhi and discussed various issues of the state for more than half an hour. The Chief Minister appraised the Home Minister about the artificial flash floods occurring in Guwahati city along with floods and erosion situation of the state and informed him about various measures taken by the state government. Taking serious note of the artificial flood ...

Ram Nath Kovind's victory is a foregone conclusion: CM

Dispur, June 23: Alongwith Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several top leaders of the BJP including party president Amit Shah, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal accompanied NDA's presidential election nominee Ram Nath Kovind as he filed nomination papers today. The battery of leaders present at the time of filing of nomination papers include several other chief ministers, deputy chief ministers of BJP and NDA ruled states and also the party chiefs of the alliance partners. Chief Minister ...

11 MLAs, 3 MPs from Assam endorse Ram Nath Kovind's nomination

New Delhi, June 23: 11 MLAs of the Assam Legislative Assembly and three MPs were proposers and seconders for the nomination papers filed by Ram Nath Kovind for the Presidential election today. Lok Sabha MPs Bijoya Chakravarty, Pradhan Baruah and Ram Prasad Sarmah seconded the nomination papers while MLAs Gurujyoti Das, Ashok Kumar Singhi, Bhabesh Kalita, Suren Phukan, Sanjay Kishan, Ashwini Ray Sarkar, Pijush Hazarika, Kishor Nath, Rituparna Baruah and Terash Gowalla proposed the same with the ...

CM directs immediate release of ex-gratia to Guwahati flood victim's family

Dispur, June 22: Taking strong note on the tragic death of Dulal Malakar who was killed in an incident of flash flood induced electrocution in Guwahati today morning, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal directed the Kamrup (Metro) district administration to immediately release ex-gratia amount of Rs. 4 lac under SDRF and another Rs. 2.5 lac from APDCL to the next of kin of the deceased person immediately. The Chief Minister while reviewing the flood situation of the city at Brahmaputra State ...

CM directs cultural affairs department to protect historical sites of Mottock community

Dispur, June 22: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed the Cultural affairs Department to take immediate steps for conservation of historical sites which date back to the times of Mottock Rulers including Sarbananda Singha. The Chief Minister issued the direction for declaration of the historical sites as protected sites under Assam Ancient Monuments and Records Act, 1959. The sites which will be protected under the Act include Kunti Pukhuri, Sarogodha Pukhuri, Borgodha Pukhuri, ...

KAAC poll result CM expresses gratitude to the people of Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong

Dispur, June 22: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expressed his gratitude to the people of Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong for their overwhelming support to the Bharatiya Janata Party candidates in the recently concluded Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council election, result of which has been declared today. In a press statement, the Chief Minister stated that the mandate of the voters of KAAC in favour of the BJP testifies the persistent faith of the people of the hilly districts towards ...

State level celebration of International Day of Yoga Yoga aims towards establishing peace: CM

Dispur, June 21: On the occasion of 3rd International Day of Yoga, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal participated in a mass Yoga demonstration event at Gordan Higher Secondary School playground in Nalbari district today. Thousands of enthusiastic people also took part in the state level celebration organized jointly by Health & Family Welfare Department and Directorate of AYUSH, Government of Assam. Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Yoga is a way of living that aims ...

Spiritual and religious tourism center will be built around Ambubachi and Kamakhya: CM

Dispur, June 21: Taking part in the inaugural ceremony of Ambubachi Mela as the chief guest today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that Assam would be turned into a center of religious and spiritual tourism working around Ambubachi Mela and Kamakhya Temple. Saying that Goddess Kamakhya's temple has established Assam as one of the great spiritual destinations in the country as Kamakhya Temple is one of the 52 'shakti peeths' and all efforts would be made to highlight this great place of ...

MMUs launched for the Tea Gardens of the state Quality healthcare will now be available for the tea community: CM

Dispur, June 20: Launching Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) for the tea gardens of the state Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda today termed this as a historic initiative of the government which would be able to make healthcare accessible to the tea community of the state. Saying that Assam's identity is synonymous with its tea gardens but the large working labourer population in the tea gardens have not been given access to quality healthcare, Nadda stated that ...