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Preservation of nature is must to create a pollution free state: CM Fifty lakhs for construction of Khring Khring Baithou Temple Guest House

CM Fifty lakhs for construction of Khring Khring Baithou Temple Guest House

CM Fifty lakhs for construction of Khring Khring Baithou Temple Guest House


Dispur, March 7: "The State Government would provide an amount of fifty lakhs rupees for the construction of the Guest House in Khring Khring Baithou Temple premises at Barpathar, Tinsukia. Another 50 lakhs rupees would be provided for constructing a library cum museum for introducing the young generation to the heritage and culture of the Sonowal Kachari tribe." Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said while attending the Khring Khring Baithou Puja organised centrally at Barpathar in Tinsukia District by tribal societies of Dangori area and Sonowal Kachari organisations.

Stating that Khring Khring Baithou Puja teaches one to live in harmony with nature and peacefully co-exist with one's natural surroundings, Chief Minister Sonowal said that preservation of nature and ecology is must for forming a peaceful and pollution free society. Khring Khring Baithou inspires brotherhood, equality, spirituality and a positive work ethic among the people, Sonowal added.

Saying that the Sonowal Kacharis have been able to achieve betterment of their lives through the blessings from Khring Khring Baithou, the Chief Minister thanked the Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council for their role in conservation of Khring Khring Baithou Temple premises and improvement in its infrastructure. Stating that Sonowal Kacharis have made important contribution in forming the greater Assamese society, Sonowal said that the government is committed to preserve the culture, folk tradition and art of all the tribes and communities of the state.

Informing about the Discover Assam programme undertaken by the State Government, Chief Minister Sonowal said that the programme would be able to showcase the rich and vivid culture and tradition of different communities living in the state as well as the unparalleled natural beauty of Assam to the outsiders.

Minister of Cultural Affairs Naba Kumar Doley, Dibrugarh MP Rameswar Teli, several MLAs, Chief Executive Member of Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council and members of several organisations representing Sonowal Kacharis were present on the occasion.