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  • Assam CM Sonowal felicitates meritorious students

    Published on June 9, 2019

    by Bhupen Goswami
    Guwahati : Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal termed the rank holders of HSLC and HSSLC and Assam High Madrassa Examinations as important component of state’s rich human resources and called upon them to work hard to motivate their fellow students and stimulate the development of the state. Felicitating the students who occupied the first 10 positions in the recently announced results of HSLC, HSSLC and Assam High Madrassa Examinations 2019 at a felicitation programme held at the auditorium of Guwahati Medical College and Hospital here today, Chief Minister Sonowal said, “The state is proud of having young band of human resources who by dint of their hard work and academic excellence can tilt the fortune of Assam”. He also said, “Assam is full of resources. Be it natural resources, wildlife resources or human resources, with judicious utilization of these resources, Assam can swing its fortune and become one of the front ranking states of the country”. He, therefore, urged upon the students to empower themselves to utilize these verdant resources to expedite the development of the state. Congratulating the rank-holders, Chief Minister Sonowal said that coming out with flying colours in the 10 th and 12 th standard examinations was indeed a testimony of the intellectual superiority of the students and they have to work harder to sustain the momentum of their success. He also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has helped the country to rediscover the potential of Assam and other North Eastern States. Ever since he took over the reign of power in 2014, he announced Act East Policy to reestablish India’s foreign policy with South East Asian Countries keeping Assam as the centre of attraction. He gave a new agenda for North East’s development by terming it as New Engine of Growth. Prime Minister Modi under his leadership enabled the Centre to announce several schemes and policies for the development of Assam and North East. In this backdrop, Sonowal urged upon the students to be the young ambassadors and work hard to expedite the growth trajectory of the state. Chief Minister Sonowal also expressed his gratitude to the parents and teachers and attributed the students’ success to their hard work, devotion and dedication. He also advised the students to always carry the blessings of their teachers and parents to win the world around them. Education Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya while speaking on the occasion congratulated the students on their success and wished them all luck and good health in their future endeavour. Veteran journalist and former President of Asam Sahitya Sabha Kanak Sen Deka speaking on the occasion, congratulated the students and asked them to hone their brilliance and become the responsible members of the society. Stating that the students are the future of the society and asked them to develop their oratorical skills and become responsible leaders in their respective areas. Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi whose oratorical skill is appreciated across all spectrum, he asked the students to nurture good oratorical skills and become vociferous leaders of the society. Union Minister of State for Food Processing Rameswar Teli, Chairman House Fed Ranjeet Dass, President Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Assam Pradesh Anup Barman also spoke on the occasion. The felicitation programme which was organized by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Assam Pradesh also saw presence of MP, Guwahati Queen Oja, MP Mangaldoi Dilip Saikia, MP Tezpur Pallab Lochan Das, MP Silchar Rajdeep Roy, MP Rajya Sabha Kamakhya Prasad Tasa, Chief Minister’s Media Adviser Hrishikesh Goswami, General Secretary (Org) Assam BJP Phanindra Nath Sarma and a host of other dignitaries.