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Assam CM Meets PM Modi, Takes Up Execution Of Projects

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GUWAHATI, Sept 21: Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him of the development initiatives undertaken in the state.

Sarma met the Prime Minister at the latter’s residence in Delhi and informed him about the various projects and schemes in Assam, a senior official said.

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He apprised Modi about the status of the underwater tunnel between Kaliabor and Jamuguri, too.

The chief minister also invited Modi for the concluding function of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan, scheduled to be held in the national capital on November 24.

“Called on Adarniya PM Shri @narendramodi ji & apprised him about various development initiatives in Assam. Also invited him to the concluding function of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan at New Delhi on Nov 24,” Sarma tweeted.

PM gifted first braille edition of ‘Hemkosh’

The chairman of ‘Sadin-Pratidin’ group of publications Jayanta Baruah in presence of chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Union minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday presented the first braille edition of ‘Hemkosh’, an Assamese dictionary, to  Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Modi complimented Jayanta Baruah and his team for his efforts leading to the publication of the Braille version.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said: “Glad to have received a copy of the Braille version of ‘Hemkosh’, which was among the earliest Assamese dictionaries dating back to the 19th century. I compliment Mr. Jayanta Baruah and his team for his efforts leading to the publication of the Braille version.”

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