Assam Govt. To Celebrate World Tourism Day


The Assam Government will celebrate World Tourism Day with a two-day programme on September 27 and 28. The programme will be inaugurated with a bicycle rally from Dighalipukhuri on September 27.

Addressing a press conference, Assam Tourism Development Corporation (ATDC) Chairman Jayanta Malla Baruah said that the Assam tourism will now work with INSTAGRAM as it will promote the tourism of Assam. INSTAGRAM will promote Assam Tourism by the name ‘Discover Assam.’

The Chairman also stated that the Raas festival will be taken to the international level and informed that the logo of the festival will be launched on the World Tourism Day. “This time we will promote the Raas festival in the national level unlike the Ambubachi Mela and Nalbari Raas and Majuli Raas have got its position,” said Baruah.

Baruah further informed that a quiz competition will also be organized among the college students on tourism day.  He also added that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will inaugurate the cultural evening at 4 pm on September 27.

The ATDC Chairman also stated that on September 28, there will be a discussion with the house stay businessmen associated with tourism. He also said that 28 Home Stay will be launched on the day at Majuli, Kaziranga and other tourist spot.

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