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CM Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurates several development projects at Sootea LAC

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday visited Sootea LAC

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Sep 2021 4:14 AM GMT

 Chief Minister inaugurates Nag Sankar stadium


JAMUGURIHAT: Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday visited Sootea LAC with a day-long programme and inaugurated a number of development projects and took stock of progress of under-construction activities. The Chief Minister, while visiting Nag Sankar at Biswanath district, inaugurated the newly-constructed the Nag Sankar stadium which was constructed under Signature Project for the year 2018-19 with a cost of Rs. 10 crore.

Speaking in a programme held on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the new stadium would give a major boost to sports infrastructure in this historic place. He at the same time also announced Rs 10 crore for construction of an indoor stadium and a swimming Pool adjacent to the newly-inaugurated stadium at Nag Sankar.

Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Sarma said, "Our government is committed to all-round development of Assam. I request the general public to cooperate with the State Government in developmental works and feel free to criticize us if we fail to meet your expectations."

State Water Resources Minister Pijush Hazarika, MP Pallab Lochan Das and MLAs Padma Hazarika, Pramod Borthakur, Prithviraj Rabha, Krishna Kamal Tanti and Ganesh Limbu were also present on the programme.

The Chief Minister then visited the under-construction site of Baresohoria Bhaona Complex at Jamugurihat under Sootea LAC in Sonitpur district and took stock of its progress. The Chief Minister expressed satisfaction on the progress of works at the site and appreciated the role played by local MLA Padma Hazarika in this regard. During his visit, various organizations, including the pattadars of Baresohoria Bhaona site, Baresohoria Raij Sabha and Srimanta Sankar Namdharma Samaj, felicitated him.

During his visit, the Chief Minister also inaugurated a newly-constructed road connecting Bhoroliporia Kanyaka Multipurpose Agriculture Farm from NH-15 at Sologuri in the presence of minister Pijush Hazarika, MP Pallab Lochan Das and MLA Padma Hazarika. The road has been constructed under Signature Project of SOPD-G for the year 2019-20 with a project cost of Rs. 9.99 crore. Along with the road, the Chief Minister also inaugurated a welcome gate leading to the Agriculture Farm.

He also visited Bhoroliporia Kanyaka Multipurpose Agriculture Farm and took stock of the agricultural activities being carried out at the farm. During the visit, he inaugurated a newly-built guest house, an entry gate and a high milk producing 'Gir cow' breed Kanyaka. MLA Padma Hazarika apprised the CM about various activities of the farm.

Later, the Chief Minister paid a visit to the Namghar of Kanyaka Multipurpose Agriculture Farm at Moronakuchi village and prayed to the Almighty for the welfare of all sections of the people of the State. He also received a memorandum from the local people and as a part of the requests of the memorandum, Chief Minister Sarma said that to give succor to the people from the perennial soil erosion perpetrated by Jiabhoroloi River, the State Government would take steps for the permanent solution of the problem. Water Resources Minister Pijush Hazarika in consultation with MLA Padma Hazarika will take steps for the purpose.

The Chief Minister also said that the people belonging to Moronakuri village and its periphery areas who do not have land pattas, would be allotted land pattas within six months. The Chief Minister visited Balijuri, a remote border area and inaugurated the Balijuri-Tupia road that connects with NH 15, along with laying foundation stones of Balijuri weekly market and Balijuri NPHC. He was honoured and welcomed by Gorkha Development Council, including its chairperson Prem Tamang, along with other organizations of the Gorkha community in a meeting held at Balijuri Tiniali.

Balijuri is a remote area densely populated by the Gorkha community people. A road show was taken out from Balijuri to Rangasakuwa that ended at Tupia gate. Some of the pre-scheduled events were, however, cancelled due to bad weather.

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