CM Sonowal holds meeting with the martyr families’ organisation

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Published: December 19,2020 08:49 AM
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December 19, 2020: CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday held a meeting with the representatives of Sadou Asom Swahid Nirjatita Poriyal Parishad

December 19, 2020: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday held a meeting with the representatives of Sadou Asom Swahid Nirjatita Poriyal Parishad and Sadou Asom Jatiya Swahid Samannoyrokhi Parishad at his conference hall at Janata Bhawan and he was apprised about their demands.



He urged both the organisations to jointly work for the benefit of the martyrs’ families and they assured the CM of coming together very soon.



Responding to the organisations’ demand of allotting land in the city for setting up their office, Sonowal directed Principal Secretary of Home Department Neeraj Verma to take steps for allotting two bigha land in the city for the purpose and also instructed Principal Secretary Paban Kumar Borthakur to take necessary measures for providing Rs 50 lakh for construction of the office.



The CM also issued instruction to Principal Secretary of Home Department hold meeting with the organisations to find meaningful employment opportunities for the family members of martyrs and others who had to face oppression. Those injured, in the Assam Movement, who did not get any financial assistance till now must be provided the same at the earliest, he directed. 



In the meeting, the CM said that the State Government has been making sincere efforts to preserve the legacy of the martyrs and sustenance of their legacy would keep the Assamese race thriving at the world stage. He also remarked about the steps of State Government like setting up of Swahid Smarak and Swahid Kshetra to immortalise the sacrifice of the martyrs.