GUWAHATI: Assam Government has announced to build a state-level museum after the name of the first ruler of Matak Kingdom Sarbananda Singha at Chabua. The museum will showcase the cultural, social, historical and spiritual heritage associated with the Matak community.
According to a press release, this was disclosed by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal while chairing a meeting with five organizations belonging to Matak Community at the conference room of the Chief Minister at Assam Legislative Assembly here on Wednesday. The meeting was organized to discuss several problems faced by the people belonging to Matak community. In the meeting, the group of five organizations representing the people belonging to Matak community submitted a memorandum consisting of various demands and requested Chief Minister’s intervention for the fulfilment of their demands. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assured that his government would fulfil all the demands in phases. Responding to one of the demands of the Matak organizations for a permanent Bhawan for the Matak community in Guwahati, Chief Minister Sonowal asked Deputy Commissioner Kamrup (Metro) Biswajit Pegu to allow land in the city. He also said that he would provide Rs 1 crore for the construction of the Bhawan in the city.
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