Assam food fest in Rajasthan Bhawan
From a Correspondent
NEW DELHI, Sept 15: Taking forward Prime Minister rendra Modi’s Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme, Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal on Friday iugurated a cultural exchange programme at the Rajasthan Guest House to showcase the culture, traditions and practices of Assam.
This will enhance understanding and bonding between the two states. Under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme, the Assam Government has partnered with the Government of Rajasthan to experience cultural diversity through customs, tradition and tourism. As part of the programme, an Assamese Food Festival is organized and traditiol Assamese lifestyle, including various cultural items such as mask culture of Majuli and handloom & handicraft products, have been displayed.
Sonowal said, “Assam and Rajasthan share a very strong cultural, economic and social relation down the ages. Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala is an embodiment of this relationship which dates back to several centuries.”
Sonowal further said, “On commercial front, both the states export and import many commodities which help towards our mutual economic growth. This bond between us is very precious and we have to live together and work together for a stronger and united India”.
Appreciating Prime Minister rendra Modi for conceptualizing the Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme Sonowal further advocated more cultural and youth exchange programmes between Assam and Rajasthan.
“We have to work for greater emotiol and cultural integration and will hold more such programmes in future. Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme has been able to generate goodwill amongst people across the country and as a result of which states are helping each other at the time of their distress”. In Friday's programme, Government of Rajasthan was represented by Minister of State, Law & Justice and Corporate Affairs PP Chaudhary, Minister of State, Food & Civil Supplies and Industry & Commerce CR Chaudhary, MP rayan Panchariya and Additiol Secretary Madhukar Gupta.
Choudhury expressed Rajasthan Government’s yearning desire to hold more cultural and youth exchange programmes with Assam in future and exuded confidence that EK Bharat Shrestha Bharat programme will further strengthen ties between the states and Union Territories.