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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.

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