Namrup: Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has expressed grave concern over the rising cases of sexual assault on girls and women reiterating his government’s firm commitment to ensure their safety and security.
In his address at a Bihu function in Dibrugarh on Monday, Sonowal said the mindset of the people need to undergo a change. He said cleanliness does not mean just to broom a place. In fact, cleanliness in heart and mind is very important.” A society will be on the track of progress only if women deserve respect” he said.
Sonowal further urged the parents and guardians to keep a close watch on their sons and daughters which would help the society avoid many incidents of senseless and immoral activities.
Noted litterateur and former Asom Sahitya Sabha president Dr Nagen Saikia said only the society only accepts the progressive minds and not the ones that hampers peace and prospect. Law should be allowed to reign supreme, said Dr Saikia.
Lahoal MLA Rituparna Baruah , APL Vice Chairman Bikul Deka , Dibrugarh MP Rameshwar Teli , BJP State Executive Ranjit Boruah , Tingkhong MLA Bimal Boruah, APCU Central President Manoj Singh , APCU District Secretary Smrity Rekha Kalita etc were prominent among those who attended the function to be mesmerized with Bihu huchoris.