GUWAHATI, Dec 2: Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal received Vice President M Venkaiah idu at Lokapriya Gopith Bordoloi Intertiol Airport here on Saturday.
The Vice President, who is on a two-day visit to the State, would launch Deendayal Divyangjan Sahajya Achoni on Sunday where Government of Assam would give one time grant of Rs. 5000 each to all the Divyangjans in the state. Later he would again attend as the chief guest to confer Pratidin awards. It may be noted that in his maiden visit to the state after becoming the Vice President of the country, M Venkaiah idu on his arrival to the air port, was given traditiol welcome by gamocha and bouquet of flowers by the Governor, Chief Minister, Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta, Chief Minister’s Media Adviser Hrishikesh Goswami, MPs, senior government officers and other dignitaries.