CM Sonowal attends Bhimbor Deuri Divas at Narayanpur

December 1, 2020: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday attended the occasion of Bhimbor Deuri Divas 2020 at Narayanpur HS School playground in Lakhimpur.

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December 1, 2020: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday attended the occasion of Bhimbor Deuri Divas 2020 at Narayanpur HS School playground in Lakhimpur.

The programme was organized by the Cultural Affairs Department of the State government in association with Lakhimpur district administration, Deuri Autonomous Council and All Assam Deuri Students' Union to mark the 73rd death anniversary of this illustrious public figure of the State.

Addressing in public meeting CM Sonowal said, "Jananeta Bhimbor Deuri was one of the most prominent leaders of the State who fought bravely against the British. Overcoming myriad challenges since his school days, he marched ahead gloriously in life. He also played a pivotal role alongside Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi in keeping Assam as an integral part of India at the time of country's independence. The young generation must study his life to follow his footsteps and contribute in building a strong and vibrant Assam".

Stating education as the cornerstone for progress of a society, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the youth must remain steadfast in their pursuit of education to shine in life. He said that the Assam government since its beginning has been making all out efforts to make education accessible and affordable. He informed that a number of schemes such as waiving admission fee, examination fee, free uniforms, scholarships, subsidy on education loan etc. were taken in a bid to develop positive academic environment in the State.

Urging parents and students to sincerely devote themselves in the field of education, the Chief Minister further said that the State government had taken steps for building new medical colleges, engineering colleges, polytechnics, universities and many other educational and research institutions to promote congenial academic environment in Assam. Sonowal also stressed on developing better work culture in the State.

Moreover highlighting the State government's move to immortalize the contributions of leading figures of different communities of Assam, Chief Minister Sonowal said that steps were taken for building a memorial park in the name of Jananeta Bhimbor Deuri at Sadiya in Tinsukia district. He also urged people to extend all cooperation in materializing this initiative of the government.

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