Prez Kovind arrives in Guwahati on 3-day visit, to inaugurate 400th birth anniversary of Ahom general Lachit

President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived in Guwahati on a 3-day visit to Assam. Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi and Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma received him at the airport. Mr. Kovind will inaugurate the year-long celebration to mark the 400th birth anniversary of the great Ahom general Lachit Borphukan in Guwahati this evening.

The President will launch the birth anniversary celebration of Borphukan by laying the foundation for the re-development of the general’s memorial in Jorhat. In the same event, he will also lay the foundation for a memorial of the Alaboi Battle at Dodora in Kamrup district.

Tomorrow Mr. Kovind will attend the convocation ceremony of Tezpur University. On the same day, the President will undertake a jeep safari in Kaziranga National Park and also review the conservation and development efforts of the park. Mr. Kovind will also attend an exhibition at the Kaziranga national park.

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