Shaktipeeth Kamakhya reopens
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal extended gratitude to lakhs of pilgrims for coming to Kamakhya Peeth from all over the country and abroad and making the Ambubachi Mela, ‘one of the greatest religious congregations’ a success.
Paying obeisance to the Shakti Shrine after the temple
was opened on Sunday, Sonowal also extended his accolade to all organisations, agencies and personalities directly and indirectly involved in making the Ambubachi Mela a smooth affair. In a statement here this morning Chief Minister Sonowal said, “Assam is known for its hospitality and rich tradition of according highest respect to pilgrims
and visitors since ages and this year’s Ambubachi Mela was not an exception as
the State keeping up the tradition on a constant high, embraced lakhs of pilgrims
during the five-day religious congregation”.
Sonowal offered pujas and sought blessings from Maa Kamakhya for peace, prosperity and progress of the State. “The amity, harmony and order that prevailed throughout the five days of the festival have really made the Ambubachi Mela truly a unique pilgrimage”, Sonowal added. The Chief Minister also sought to transform Ambubachi Mela one of the greatest tourist attractions and make it even cleaner, greener and more pious.
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation Ram Kripal Yadav, Assam Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Finance etc. Dr.Himanta Biswa Sharma were also present and paid their obeisance to Goddress Kamakhya.
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