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CM attends Bohuwa Naas Utsav organised by Cultural Affairs Dept State Govt to provide Rs 1 crore initially for setting up Bohuwa Samanway Kshetra

Dispur, May 7: "Assam's rich cultural heritage and traditions have a distinct reputation at the world stage and that is why the state has emerged as an attractive destination for both domestic and international tourists. We must uphold our traditions, customs and culture and young generation of the indigenous people of the land must work with dedication to sustain their rich cultural mores." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while speaking at the Bohuwa Naas Utsav organised by ...

CM interacts with senior citizens and local organizations at Tinsukia

Dispur, May 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal interacted with the senior citizens and representatives of various organizations of Tinsukia district in a programme held at Hotel Aroma Residency in Tinsukia today. The programme was organized by the Tinsukia district administration. Taking part in the interaction, Chief Minister Sonowal urged the people of the district to take a lead in promoting and reinforcing peace and harmony amongst all communities of the state. He said that Tinsukia is a ...

All Moran Students Union presents 'Bodousa Samanway Award' to CM Govt. committed to preserve the heritage of the state: CM

Dispur, May 6: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today reiterated state government's commitment to preserve the culture and heritage of the state. While speaking at the golden jubilee celebration of All Moran Students Union at Bodousa Samanway Kshetra in Tinsukia district today, the Chief Minister also urged the youth to follow the footsteps of legendary personalities like Bodousa and Chaulung Sukafa and responsibly engage themselves in the development trajectory of the state and the country. ...

CM attends Act East Policy interactive session of NE Chief Ministers at New Delhi Pitches for connectivity infrastructure with ASEAN countries at an early date

Dispur, May 4: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today attended the interactive session of the chief ministers of Northeastern states on Act East Policy that was chaired by Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at New Delhi. Saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put development of Northeast region at the heart of the Act East Policy which has greatly increased people to people contact, trade and other relations with the ASEAN countries, chief minister Sonowal in his speech ...

Sonowal attends meeting to discusses celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's 150 Birth Anniversary

Dispur, May 2: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal who is a member of an all-important committee constituted to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, attended a meeting of the committee held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi today. The meeting held under the Chairmanship of President Ram Nath Kovind discussed the nitty-gritty for making the 150th Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation an epoch-making one. The meeting also decided on the broad ...

CM attends India Economic Summit 2018 Maharashtra CM hails Sonowal's initiatives Sonowal underlines prospects of cooperative and competitive federalism for States' growth

Dispur, April 27: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal 'underscored' the opportunities unleashed by cooperative and competitive federalism for growth of states in the country. While taking part at the India Economic Summit 2018 at Mumbai today, Sonowal spoke on the topic "States as New Engines of Growth" and stressed on the new impetus given by the present dispensation of the Centre for development of the states. The two-day Summit started today was organized by India Foundation in collaboration ...

15th Finance Commission in Guwahati Sonowal seeks more fund allocation for Assam; proposes embankment cum circular road to protect Majuli

Dispur, April 26: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has urged upon the 15th Finance Commission to propose an inter-State border development programme in the Northeast which would greatly benefit all States of the Northeast. Drawing an attention to the Chairman and other members of the visiting 15th Finance Commission to Guwahati at a meeting held at Assam Administrative Staff College here today, Chief Minister Sonowal said that Assam has long international borders with Bhutan and Bangladesh. ...

Sonowal attends biennial session of All Assam Kumar Yuba Chatra Sanmilan Govt. to preserve culture and heritage of Kumar community: CM

Dispur, April 22: Government of Assam would take adequate measures to preserve the rich culture and heritage of the Kumar community of the state. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this while taking part as chief guest in the open session of the 1st biennial session of All Assam Kumar Yuba Chatra Sanmilan, which was held at Salmara in Majuli district today. Underlining the contributions of the Kumar community in the field of pottery and traditional boat making in the state, Chief Minister ...

CM attends Birangana Sadhini Divas programme Countries respectful towards women have only achieved success in the world: CM

Dispur, April 21: "Birangana Sati Sadhini is the very epitome of honesty, bravery and sacrifice that has characterised the Assamese society. She acts as a source of inspiration for keeping the values of faith, courage and determination intact in carrying out one's responsibilities." Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while addressing the people at Birangana Sadhini Divas programme organised by Cultural Affairs Directorate, Govt. of Assam in association with Dhemaji district ...

Sonowal inaugurates transport ministers meet CM stresses effective policy for road safety

Dispur, April 19: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal emphasised on more effective policies to make best use of road safety measures in the country. The Chief Minister made this assertion while inaugurating the two-day meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways at a city hotel in Guwahati today. Stating that a policy overhaul is required to boost road safety measures, Sonowal urged the governments to work steadfast to tackle road accidents. He added ...