Guwahati News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the land pattas and allotment certificates programme at Jerenga Pathar of Sivasagar in Assam today.
PM Modi distributed 1.06 lakh land pattas and allotment certificates to the indigenous people of the state in total.
PM said that the government has committed to do everything possible to preserve the rights and unique culture of Assam.
PM during the programme said, “…There are lakhs who did not have any documentation of their land. But now, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ji and his government have worked to ensure that people get their recognition.”
“Today I am here to be a part of your happiness and celebration as our government in Assam has completed a huge task. Today, those who love Assam and are from the state are getting recognition of their land,” PM added.
Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister of Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and other ministers were also present during the ceremony.
In a while, PM Modi will fly to Kolkata to inaugurate a permanent museum dedicated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary.