- All must work for highlighting our indigenous cultural heritage
Guwahati : Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today held meeting with the Chief Executive
Members (CEMs) of six autonomous councils of the state at his chamber at Assam Legislative
CEMs of Thengal Kachari Autonomous Council, Mishing Autonomous Council, Sonowal Kachari Autonomous Council, Rabha Hasong Autonomous Council, Tiwa Autonomous Council and Deori Autonomous Council attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the chief minster stressed on the need to take concrete steps to preserve
the rich tribal culture and heritage and urged the CEMs of the autonomous councils to dedicatedly
work towards highlighting the culture and folk traditions of the tribes they represent through
Sonowal briefed Autonomous councils for projects
He also said that soon to be constructed ‘Sahodar Sammanway Kshetra’
near Rani at the city outskirts would also provide an integrated platform to showcase the vivid
cultural resources of the tribal societies of the state to the visitors from outside the state and the country.
Ekata Bhawan, which would be built at Sadiya, would also serve as a place for congregation
and cultural exchanges between the tribes of the state, he informed.
The chief minister also urged the autonomous councils to identify lands for inviting potential
investors to their areas for setting up organic agricultural based industries and he also stressed
on the importance of making business proposals in tourism sectors for harnessing the immense
He said that in the aftermath of Advantage Assam: Global Investors’ Summit there is great buzz
within the business community in the country and abroad for investing in Assam and the autonomous
councils must take advantage of the this positive environment by opening up their places to these
investors, he added. Media Adviser to the Chief Minister Hrishikesh Goswami, Additional
Chief Secretary of WPT & BC Department Rajib Bora, Principal Secretary to the Chief
Minister Sanjay Lohia were also present in the meeting among others.