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Sonowal attends 86th session of Sankaradeva Sangha Urges to hold Sangha's session outside the State

Dispur, February 6: Chief Minsiter Sarbananda Sonowal said that the purpose of life is to serve the society, as he called upon the community at large to follow Srimanta Sankardeva's ideology of serving all living beings indiscriminately for auguring a spirit of 'truly inclusive society'. Speaking at the 86th annual session of Sankaradeva Sangha at Gohpur today, Chief Minister Sonowal said, "Our Government is committed to follow the spirit of Srimanta Sankardev in letter and spirit to make ...

Sonowal attends 56th session of Bodo Sahitya Sabha

Dispur, February 6: Bodos are the glittering spots at the global arena. The unique discipline has enabled to put their brilliance at the world arena as the 56th session of Bodo Sahitya being held at Dhemaji bears testimony to this. Speaking at the open session of the Bodo Sahitya Sabha at Simen Chapori in Dhemaji today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the discipline shown by the Bodos has enabled them to achieve success in different areas. Chief Minister Sonowal said "Literature ...

Sonowal launches Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana

Dispur, February 5: In a move to bring about paradigm shift towards holistic development of villages, Chief Minsiter Sarbananda Sonowal launched Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) at a function held at Sri Sri Madhavdev International Auditorium of Srimanta Sankardev Kasakshetra on Sunday evening. Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana, a mega mission with a financial outlay of Rs. 30,000 crore will be implemented in all the villages in Assam in the next five years ...

A symbiotic approach, a need of the hour for protection of rhino: Sonowal

Dispur, January 3: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal advocated for a symbiotic approach for the protection of one-horned rhino 'the pride of Assam' and all agencies should come forward and dedicate themselves to the avowed mission of rhino protection. Speaking at a book release function, 'Rhino: Pride of Assam' at NEDFi House in Guwahati on Tuesday, Sonowal said that the job of protection of rhino should not be left on the Forest Department alone, other agencies namely Home and other line ...

Chandubi is an important part in the state's tourism map: CM

Dispur, January 3: Stating that Chandubi holds a special importance in the state's tourism map, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the government would take all necessary steps to improve tourism infrastructure in the area so that the natural beauty of the place receives exposure at the national and international levels. Taking part in the Chandubi Mela held at Chandubi in the city outskirts as a Chief Guest today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that to highlight Assam as a top ...

Chandubi is an important part in the state's tourism map: CM

Dispur, January 3: Stating that Chandubi holds a special importance in the state's tourism map, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the government would take all necessary steps to improve tourism infrastructure in the area so that the natural beauty of the place receives exposure at the national and international levels. Taking part in the Chandubi Mela held at Chandubi in the city outskirts as a Chief Guest today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that to highlight Assam as a top ...

Sonowal inaugurates 4th T.G. Baruah Memorial T-20 Tournament

Dispur, January 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal set the ball rolling by playing a perfect cover drive of the 4th T.G. Baruah Memorial T-20 Tournament at Judges' Field on Monday. The tournament which has been organised exclusively for the media fraternity, altogether 12 teams are featuring in the tournament the final of which will be played on January 12. Inaugurating the tournament, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, "Sports can forge universal brotherhood and camaraderie and it is ...

PM's satyagraha against corruption will lead to a new India: CM

Dispur, January 1: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcements made on the New Year's Eve and said that the rural and urban poor, farmers, small businessmen, senior citizens and the pregnant women will hugely be benefitted by the new initiatives. Stating this in a message, Sonowal also lauded Prime Minister Modi's speech made after 50-day deadline post demonetisation and termed his surgical strike against corruption, black money and fake ...

Survey of differently abled children in state from Jan'17

Dispur, December 30: For the first time, a comprehensive survey of differently abled children in the State is proposed to be carried out. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed the Social Welfare Department to conduct the survey to identify all differently abled children of the State in a time bound manner. The Chief Minister further asked the Department to begin the survey from Janaury, 2017 and complete the same within three months period. All the Anganwadi functionaries will have ...

Brindabani Bastra has spiritual value: CM

Dispur, December 29: The Government of Assam has undertaken the necessary steps for exhibition of the Brindabani Bastra, the rare piece of textile reflecting some important aspects of the Vaishnavite traditions in the State. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today directed the Cultural Affairs Department in a meeting held at Brahmaputra State Guest House to take all-out measures to hold the exhibition of the Brindabani Bastra housed in different Museums of the world in the month of October, ...