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CM interacts with students, inaugurates infrastructure projects

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HT Correspondent

JORHAT, Aug 17: During his second day in Jorhat, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma shared a breakfast interaction with around 30 students representing various educational institutions. This gathering took place at the Jorhat Circuit House.

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According to sources, the chief minister actively listened to the students’ ideas and perspectives, encouraging them to approach their studies with unwavering dedication and to set ambitious goals for their futures. He inquired about the conditions of their schools and colleges, displaying genuine interest in their educational environment.

Following the interaction, the students and the chief minister came together for a group photograph in the forecourt of the Circuit House, capturing the essence of the engaging exchange.

Additionally, chief minister Sarma presented a financial contribution to Priyapal Handique, a specially-abled undergraduate student at Mariani College. Priyapal Handique, who navigated the event in a wheelchair, received support to acquire an electric wheelchair.

The chief minister also made a brief halt on his way to the airport, during which he inspected the ongoing construction of the Rail Over Bridge (ROB) at Jorhat-Kamarbandha Road, also known as Jail Road, adjacent to Jorhat Medical College and Hospital. He directed officials to expedite the project’s completion, emphasising its significance.

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It is noteworthy that chief minister Sarma, during his tenure as Finance, Education, and PWD minister in the previous government led by Sarbananda Sonowal, laid the foundation stone for this ROB project on January 10, 2021.

On Wednesday, in the late afternoon, chief minister Sarma paid a visit to the Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar on Jorhat’s outskirts, where he offered prayers. He also sought blessings at the nearby Moinaporia Namghar.

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