GUWAHATI: Interacting with the students of Bishnu Ram Medhi Government Law College, Guwahati on Monday, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the State government is working resolutely for the holistic development of the young generation of the State and urged all section of the society not to create any distraction for the students by spreading false information regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
The students were given an exposure tour of the Assam Legislative Assembly on Monday to let them witness the Assembly session and thereafter, they participated in an interactive programme with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at the central hall. Saying that there is no shortcut to success, Sonowal called upon the youth of the State to stay alert to not get swayed by misinformation campaign being run by vested interest groups about the Bill and assured them that 1.9 crore foreigners are not going to come to Assam once the Bill gets passed as projected by certain quarters to destabilize the State.
“In last two-and-a-half years, we have been making a lot of efforts to develop the state and Advantage Assam summit which brought investment of Rs 12,000 crore to the state, increasing flight frequency at LGBI Airport and starting of direct flights to international destinations like Singapore, cargo service for exporting agricultural products of Assam to different countries, etc,” the chief minister asserted.
Sarbananda Sonowal urged the youth to take the advantage of the recently opened Start Up Assam – The Nest, the incubation centre for budding entrepreneurs, to work on their innovative ideas to develop enterprise and bring industrial revolution in the State, a press release said. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary was also present at the interaction.
Also Read: GUWAHATI CITY