From A Correspondent
GAON, Sept 18: Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal paid rich tribute to the four martyrs who laid down their lives in the freedom struggle of the country at Barhampur in gaon district on Monday. He visited the places where the four martyrs mely Bolo Sut, Thogi Sut, Lakhi Hazarika and Bhoogeswari Phukononi were shot dead. He also visited the samadhi sthal of the martyrs.
Iugurating a programme synchronizing with the platinum jubilee observance of Quit India Movement and in memory of the unparallel sacrifice of these four martyrs at Barhampur, Chief Minister Sonowal termed their sacrifice as a symbol of encouragement for the people of the state to work and transform Assam into a state of the dreams of the freedom fighters.
“Their fortitude and supreme sacrifices are again a motivating factor for the people of Assam to solve all challenges and propel the development of the state,” Chief Minister said. Reiterating the commitment of the state government to form a state free from corruption, illegal migration, insurgency and pollution, Sonowal said that ever since the BJP led government came to power, it has been working resolutely to make Assam free from all these four evils.
He also called upon the people at large to extend cooperation for the government to work on these four tenets and help the government for successful implementation of all its welfare schemes. Terming corruption as the worst evil for the state to pursue its development mantra, Chief Minister Sonowal underscored the need for the four pillars of democracy mely legislative, executive, judiciary and the press to work in tandem to build the society without corruption.
“If this can be done, the sacrifices of our martyrs specially those for whom we have assembled here today will remain immortal”, Sonowal observed. Taking a bow of reverence to the utmost sacrifices of the four freedom fighters, Sonowal restated the need for a society based on universal brotherhood and camaradie and joint action for defeating the divisive forces.