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Sonowal to take part in Hornbill Festival

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Dec 2016 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Nov 30: Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal has left for Kohima to take part in the Hornbill Festival, 2016 which will get off to a colourful start tomorrow at galand’s historic Kisama village. Along with Sonowal, State Agriculture Minister Atul Bora, Water Resources Minister Keshav Mahanta, MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasa and several other MLAs will attend the iugural ceremony. Sonowal was invited to grace the Hornbill Festival by his counterpart TR Zeliang when the duo met for a discussion at Kaziranga Conmvention Hall on October 17 last. Further, a 28-member cultural troupe of Assam will also perform in the Hornbill Festival showcasing the rich culture of Assam through a dance programme. Hornbill Festival organized by the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Government of galand has already earned intertiol recognition and many domestic and foreign tourists throng to Kisama village to be part of this mega cultural event of North East India.

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