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Prez visits Silchar, attends Namami Barak closing ceremony

Silchar:President Ramnath Kovind has stressed unity among the various group of people to help thr country stand tall even in the moment of crises. Addressing the closing ceremony of thr three days Namami Barak festival in Silchar, the President said India as a nation has been surviving only because of diversified culture where the north eastern region had a huge contribution.

Chief minister Sarbanabda Sonowal, in his speech vowed to uplift the people of both Brahmaputra and Barak Valley to make Assam and strong and stout state in the country.

Earlier, Sonowal and his senior ministerial colleagues received Kovind at the airport and straightly took him away to the festival venue where thousands of people thronged to catch glimpse of the festival which ends on Monday.

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