On Sunday Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal ensured to turn the venue for the Mising Youth Festival in Majuli into an ethno-cultural village.
Sonowal made the assurance while attending the 7th Jengraimukh Mising Youth Festival in Majuli.
The 7th Mising Youth Festival, which started on March 5, came to an end on Sunday.
Addressing a large gathering at the closing function of the festival, chief minister Sonowal said, “The festival is a glaring example of the colourful cultural heritage of the Mising community.”
In the 21st century, when information technology called the shots of every activity of modern life, Sonowal said Mising Youth Festival showed the people's inherent ties to their culture.
He said that he also witnessed the festival's spontaneous attendance and unprecedented success.
Sonowal promised that the venue at Jengraimukh for the Simorguri festival would become an ethnocultural village.
Chief Minister Sonowal also said the Mising community is renowned all over the world for their diligence, as he called on the community's citizens to work hard and help the state continue its forward march.
Paying rich tributes to the legends of the community like late Taburam Taid, Kamala Miri, Tarun Chandra Pamegam and Indira Miri, Sonowal urged the youths of the community to follow their footsteps and work for the progress of the community as well as the state.
Updated by: News Sources 2020-03-09 11:59 AM