Lachit Borphukan is regarded as one of the greatest Ahom generals. Assam Govt has planned series of events for the birth anniversary on Nov 24. 2-day event on Nov 23-24 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Event to showcase the life of the great warrior who defeated the formidable Mughals in the historic Battle of Saraighat in 1671 AD. Assam Govt plans to bring the great warrior to national limelight through this event.
PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah to attend the event at Delhi. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma releases Theme Song on Nov 16. Singer Zubeen Garg has lent his voice in the song. Week-long celebration of Lachit Divas across districts from November 18. 'Govt has planned a district-wise programme from Nov 18 onwards … and also several events planned in the run-up to the main event' : CM Sarma. Fmr Prez Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated year-long celebrations in February 2022. CM Sarma earlier launched a mobile application at an official ceremony on Oct 26
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