Nagaon: Assam CM Sarma lays foundation for Rs 50cr tourist centre
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma last week laid the foundation stone for the construction of a tourist centre in Nagaon district of the state.
The centre will be built at an expense of Rs. 50 crore.
Addressing a public meeting at Raha, Sarma lauded efforts of the Tiwa community for contributing immensely towards enriching Assam’s cultural mosaic, reports East Mojo.
He said the centre will help throw light on the community’s role in building an inclusive society.
He also tweeted: "Glad to address a public meeting held on Tiwa king Jongal Balahu Divas near memorial of the great warrior at Raha, Nagaon."
"To commemorate the great warrior & contributions of Tiwa community as a whole, the archaeological site here will be transformed into Jongal Balahu Kshetra," he said.