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Government for qualitative development of 3 hill districts: CM

67th Foundation Day of KAAC

A Correspondent

Diphu, June 23: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that the present State government has laid special importance for the equal development of all 33 districts of the state. The three hill districts of the state were not given much importance by the previous governments. However, the present State government guided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Sabka Sath Sabka Bikash’ has given never before weightage for the development of the hill districts of the state. Besides central schemes, special schemes from the State government have been implemented to expedite socio-economic development of the districts.

Speaking at the 67th Foundation Day Programme at Jaising Doloi auditorium in Diphu today, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal acknowledged the immense role of the Karbis in forging a greater Assamese society.

Chief Minister Sonowal while congratulating the people of Karbi Anglong on the occasion of 67th foundation day of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council today, said that both Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong districts have immense potentials. He, therefore, urged upon the people to work hard to utilize the verdant potentials to make the districts attractive tourists destinations of the state.

Sonowal also appealed to the parents and teachers of Kari Anglong Districts to educate their wards and students with moral values to help them to get rid of the myriad influence of superstitions. Referring to the recent killing of two young artistes in Dokmoka in Karbi Anglong district, Sonowal while condemning the barbaric incident said that the innocent people of Karbi Anglong need to be apprehensive as the State government is committed to provide safety and security to all innocent residents of the state. He also maintained that the perpetrators of the barbaric killing will be handed out exemplary punishment.