Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on September 28 unveiled a life-size statue of former chief minister Sarat Chandra Sinha at Ratnapith College at Chapar in Dhubri district.

Sonowal also inaugurated a complex consisting of a memorial garden in the name Sinha, an auditorium, stage and a renovated house of the leader, built under chief minister’s untied fund of 2016-17 involving a financial outlay of Rs 1 crore.

Speaking on the occasion, Sonowal said former CM Sinha was an embodiment of truth, honesty, simplicity and dedication who led a simple life.

The younger generation should study the life and works of Sarat Chandra Sinha to make them able-citizens of the nation, he said.

He also appealed to everybody, especially those in the public domain, to emulate the life of Sarat Chandra Sinha and work for the growth, development and welfare of the people of all sections.

Sonowal said the present state government has been working assiduously to sustain transparency in the administration so that corruption in any form cannot creep in.

Member of Parliament Pradan Baruah, MLAs Ashok Singhi and Aswani Ray Sarkar, chairman Assam Tourism Development Corporation Jayanta Malla Baruah, and others were present on the occasion.

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