Guwahati, April 16: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday offered floral tributes to Dr BR Ambedkar on the occasion of the latter’s 127th birth anniversary at Janata Bhawan, Guwahati.
The CM also announce the setting up of Dr BR Ambedkar National Institute for Research and Development in Guwahati in memory of the great leader.
On the occasion of Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, Sonowal offered a token of Rs 50,000 each to five newly married inter-caste couples.
Sonowal also reiterated the government’s commitment towards promoting talents of SC and ST students. “The government will provide support to those opting for higher education and competitive exams” he added.