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CM lays foundation of Mini Secretariat at Barak Valley

By HindusthanSamachar | Publish Date: Mar 2 2019 9:00PM
CM lays foundation of Mini Secretariat at Barak Valley
Silchar, March 2 (HS): Putting an end to all uncertainties and giving a logical conclusion to the long pending demand of the people of Barak Valley, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone for setting up Mini Secretariat at Barak Valley, Silchar at a programme held at Police Parade Ground at Silchar today. In the same programme, Chief Minister Sonowal also laid the foundation stone for a bouquet of projects namely new auditorium cum district library at Silchar, sports stadium at Silchar Police Parade Ground under Uttoron scheme, cultural research centre in Barak Valley in the name of Swami Vivekananda at Assam University, construction of RCC bridge over river Barak near Itkholaghat. At the same time chief minister Sonowal also dedicated RCC bridge No. 1/1 over river Barak at Sadarghat on Silchar-Kumbhirgram Road under NLCPR for the people of Barak Valley region. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal termed Barak Valley as an asset of the state and said that ever since his govt. has come to power, facilitating infrastructure development of Barak Valley has been one of the core agenda of the government. To spearhead its infrastructure development, Sonowal said that in the last two and a half years, his government has started the work of constructing 2000 km road in Barak Valley and work for converting 120 wooden bridges into RCC bridge are also going on full swing. Stating that projects to boost connectivity has been implemented with a view to achieving transformation through transportation, he said that in the coming days expansion of Silchar town will also be taken up in line with state capital region which has been taken for expansion of Guwahati. The chief minister further said that for facilitating equal development of all the 33 districts of the state, the state government is of the view that three districts of the Barak Valley region should also be developed in the field of education, culture and sports. Former Deputy Speaker of Assam Legislative Assembly and Silchar MLA Dilip Kumar Paul, Borkhola MLA Kishor Nath and Udarband MLA Amar Chand Jain also spoke on the occasion. MLAs Aminul Hoque Laskar, Mihir Kanti Som, Rituparna Baruah, CEM of Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council Dipu Ranjan Makrari, former Union Minister Kabindra Purkayastha along with a host of dignitaries were present on the occasion. Hindusthan Samachar/Arvind/Pramod \
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