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Purvottar Swabhiman Utsav : Asasm CM hails civil-Army fusion

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GUWAHATI, Nov 21: Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma attended the celebrations of Purvottar Swabhiman Utsav organised by Eastern Command of Indian Army as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav at Sarusajai Sports Complex here on Monday.

Addressing the gathering, he congratulated the Eastern Command of the Indian Army for this remarkable initiative, which aimed at celebrating the contributions of India’s Northeast in nation building.

Speaking on the occasion, Sarma paid his rich tributes to all the freedom fighters of the region who played a stellar role to lend might to the freedom movement to free the country from the foreign dominion.

He also remembered soldiers from the Northeast and the veer naris who have always been on their toes to protect the nation and uphold its sovereignty and territorial integrity.

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He said that the programme like this also helps in exhibiting the spirit of North East and a civil and army fusion.

He on this occasion, also paid his tributes to Lachit Borphukan who is primarily responsible for strengthening the edifice of resilient Assam.

On the occasion of the 400th birth anniversary of Veer Lachit Barphukan being celebrated on November 24, 2022, the chief minister appealed to the people of the state to light at least one earthen lamp as a mark of respect and tribute to this great soul.

Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu, GoC Eastern Command Indian Army Lieutenant General Rana Pratap Kalita also spoke on the occasion.

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Culture and Information minister Tripura Sushanta Chowdhury, MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and a host of other dignitaries were present on the occasion.



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