Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on November 9 said that it is the duty of the citizens to be vigilant on the activities of the government.
Speaking at a function in Nalbari, Sonowal said that the duty of a citizen does not end with voting and called upon the people to keep vigilant on the activities of the government.
Sonowal laid the foundation stone of Kumar Bhaskar Varma Kshetra to be built under State Owned Priority Development (SOPD) at Nalbari on November 9.
During his day-long visit to the district, Sonowal also laid the foundation stone of Purva Bharati Auditorium to be constructed by the Housefed at Sarihotoli in Nalbari. He also inaugurated a guest house built under untied fund at the premises of Hari Mandir and a new road of Durga Mandir-Maltupara of Bornadi built under Asom Darshan.
Sonowal also inaugurated a stage of Ganesh Devalaya of Bornadi area and inaugurated the work of widening and beautification of a connecting road of Ganesh mandir and Hari mandir. He also inaugurated the development work of Mukunda Kakoti bus stand in Nalbari.
Speaking at a programme, Sonowal said that he has special feeling for Nalbari. Stating that Nalbari is very rich academically and intellectually, Sonowal said that in order to make Assam one of the top performing states of the country, people of Nalbari will have to play a proactive role.
Sonowal also said that in order to make the people of Assam strong, his government has taken a number of initiatives. Allotting land pattas to more than one lakh landless indigenous people, his government has protected and safeguarded the people’s rights on their lands.
Sonowal also said that for the academic development of the schools at tea garden areas, contrary to previous state government which virtually did nothing, the present state government took step for setting up of 119 model high schools at tea garden areas.
Stating that the state has marched ahead in all fields like science and technology, education, agriculture, sports etc. Sonowal said that in the coming days if the cooperation of the people of the state continues, his government would surely become successful in getting a breakthrough in making Assam one of the top five best performing states of the nation.
Assembly elections in Assam are scheduled to be held in April, 2021.