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North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) celebrates its 71st foundation day

North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council celebrated its 71st Foundation Day at District Library Auditorium, Haflong with great enthusiasm on Friday.


Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 April 2022 5:16 AM GMT

A Correspondent

HAFLONG: North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council celebrated its 71st Foundation Day at District Library Auditorium, Haflong with great enthusiasm on Friday.

NCHAC CEM Debolal Gorlosa graced the occasion as the chief gest of the programme and was accompanied by MLA Nandita Gorlosa, NCHAC chairperson Ranu Langthasa, Deputy Chairman Bimal Hojai, Nazreen Ahmed, Deputy Commissioner, all EMs, MACs and other dignitaries.

The foundation day programme began with series of inauguration of new infrastructure completed recently. Among those inaugurated were five quarters for council Executive Members, new office building of the Transport department, Shongkho canteen in council premises and council main gate. Unveiling of the wall art was also done in presence of public and officers and staff of the council.

The council main gate has been created by a group of young talented artists from different parts of Dima Hasao lead by Lakheshwar Bodo. It is a historical replica of heritage, tradition and ruins of the Dimasa Kingdom of the past.

Principal Secretary of the normal sector, Mukut Kemprai started the programme with a welcome speech followed by felicitation and also release of the book Transforming Dima Hasao, published by the District Information & Public Relations Office about the council's achievement.

Speaking at length about their achievement during the public meeting, CEM Debolal Gorlosa congratulated and thanked the people of Dima Hasao for giving them opportunity to work for the people of this district and that his team of council EMs, MACs and officers were doing all that they could generate revenue for council's development. Thanking the State government and Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for their support in transforming Dima Hasao, Debolal Gorlosa said that their team of council was stressing on road connectivity to every nook and corner of the district. He informed that his government, with the support of the Chief Minister, was focused to improve the education system in every level so that students from poor families is are not devoid of opportunities for studies.

With an increase in infrastructure such as Skill Development Centre, Bamboo Industrial Park, Longku project etc there will also be more opportunities for job creation and he said that there would be as many as 3,000 and more jobs available for the local youth.

MLA Nandita Gorlosa, chairperson Ranu Langthasa and Samuel Changsan also spoke during the occasion. The programme was largely attended by the gaon buras, villagers and supporters from various constituencies of Dima Hasao. Awards were given to the achievers such as best town committee, forest ranger, best school, gaon bura, disciplined village, farming village, officer, teacher and SHGs of the district.

Traditional dances were presented by different communities such as Dimasa, Jeme, Hrangkhol, Karbi, Kuki, Hmar, Biate and Jaintia. The official programme ended with a vote of thanks by the Council Principal Secretary Thai Tsho Daulagupu. A traditional dance competition and other musical extravaganza were held at the Library Auditorium in the evening.

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