Haflong, June 2: “The relation between the people of Rajasthan and Assam has been very cordial, respectful since immemorial,” affirmed soft-spoken Maharaja of Jodhpur and Marwar, Gaj Sing II at Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur on Saturday.
While interacting with the visiting media persons of Assam, Gaj Singh II welcomed all the media persons and gave a brief description on water conservation, culture and heritage preservation and also briefed about how he had approached the Rajasthan Government in the matter of rainwater harvesting for which he had also received a tremendous response from the Government of Rajasthan. Answering the questions of visiting media persons, the soft-spoken royal suggested that the Government of Assam too should take the example of the Rajasthan Government in the matter of water conservation and preservation of culture, heritage and architecture. The king also believed that the Chief Minister of Assam would surely take the initiative in this regard involving all the people from grassroots level on priority basis.
Earlier, Assam DIPR officials Zahid Ahmed Tapadar and Samar Kalita along with Bobita Bora and Tirtha Bhuyan from the media team felicitated Maharaja Gaj Singh II with cheleng chador, gamosa and xarai.
The 20-member team of media persons from different parts of Assam was on a 12-day conducted press tour on goodwill mission to various places of Rajasthan from May 24 to June 3 and organized by Assam DIPR.