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Thursday, 23 March 2017

Union Ministers to participate in Namami Brahmaputra festival

Dispur : Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sarma will participate in the Namami Brahmaputra festival. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today called on both the union ministers in New Delhi and extended invitation to grace the festival, which will be held in 21 districts across the state from March 31 to April 4, 2017.

In response to the Chief Minister’s invitation, union minister Nitin Gadkari confirmed his presence in the festival on April 4, 2017 while the union minister of state Dr. Mahesh Sarma will participate in the festival on April 2, 2017.
Chief Minister Sonowal during the meeting informed both the ministers about the salient features of the festivals and how the government is aiming at promoting the Brahmaputra civilizations, its contribution to the development of the region and how the same can act as a catalyst in transforming the economy of the state through this festival.
Apart from this, the festival will also showcase the rich art & culture, customs and traditions of different tribes and communities living on both banks of the Brahmaputra and other cultural and sports events.

Already preparations for successfully holding the festivals are afoot and several dignitaries have confirmed their participation. A theme song of the festival has also been released recently in a programme held at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in the city.

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Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today called on both the union ministers in New Delhi and extended invitation to grace the festival, which will be held in 21 districts across the state from March 31 to April 4, 2017.In response to the Chief Minister’s invitation, union minister Nitin Gadkari confirmed his presence in the festival on April 4, 2017 while the union minister of state Dr. Mahesh Sarma will participate in the festival on April 2, 2017.Chief Minister Sonowal during the meeting informed both the ministers about the salient features of the festivals and how the government is aiming at promoting the Brahmaputra civilizations, its contribution to the development of the region and how the same can act as a catalyst in transforming the economy of the state through this festival. Apart from this, the festival will also showcase the rich art & culture, customs and traditions of different tribes and communities living on both banks of the Brahmaputra and other cultural and sports events. 
Already preparations for successfully holding the festivals are afoot and several dignitaries have confirmed their participation. A theme song of the festival has also been released recently in a programme held at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in the city.


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