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President Kovind inaugurates year-long celebration marking 400th birth anniversary of great Ahom General Lachit Borphukan

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 26, Feb 2022
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President Ram Nath Kovind said that Lachit Borphukan will remain inspirational for the generations to come. The President emphasised to take efforts to make him households name in the country. Mr. Kovind said this while inaugurating the year-long celebration to mark the 400th birth anniversary of the great Ahom general Lachit Borphukan in Guwahati.

The President launched the birth anniversary celebration of Borphukan by laying the foundation for the re-development of the general’s memorial in Jorhat district. Mr. Kovind also laid the foundation for a memorial of the Alaboi Battle at Dodora in Kamrup district. Remembering the heroic of great Ahom general Lachit Borphukan, the President said that Assam foiled all attacks in medieval period. Mr. Kovind further said that the leaders like Lachit Borphukan and Shivaji will be remembered always. He.said that the celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on the occasion on 75th years of independence is an occasion to know the heroes of the countries by the young generation.

Sources : News on AIR