Skip to content Skip to navigation

Shankardev a reformer: Rajkhowa

Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa attended the Srimanta Sankardev birth anniversary celebration at the Kristi Kendra in Naharlagun on Saturday.

In his speech, Rajkhowa said that Sankardeva was one of the greatest saints of medieval India. He was one of the most versatile legendary personalities of all times from the north eastern region, who played the role of a saviour of humanity in the region.

According to Rajkhowa, the saint was a social reformer, who advocated for a casteless society, for betterment and welfare of women, and strongly opposed bloody sacrifices.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff. editor@assamtimes.org

Add new comment

Random Stories

NDFB(S) attack continues

19 Jan 2014 - 6:50pm | AT News
NDFB-S continues to spread terror tentacles in BTAD areas forcing the authorities to launch combing operations against the Bodo militant outfit. The anti-talk faction of the outfit shot dead one...

National Girl Child Day at Dibrugarh

National Girl Child Day at Dibrugarh

25 Jan 2013 - 6:14pm | AT News
Asom Mohila Samata Society in association with Directorate of Field publicity, Dibrugarh organized an awareness programme on ‘National girl child day’ at Naduwa Panchayet, Dibrugarh on January 24.

National Press Day observed

16 Nov 2015 - 12:43pm | Hantigiri Narzary
Kokrajhar Press Club has also observed the National Press Day along with rest of the country here at club office premises in Kokrajhar today.  The observation was organized by Kokrajhar Press...