Guwahati: Assam CM Inspects Site For Martyrs Memorial

CM Sarma said, “Student count has decreased in Assamese medium schools. The decline is worrying in institutes in Upper Assam.”
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma inspected the site for the construction of Martyrs Memorial in Guwahati | Image: Twitter/ Atul Bora
Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma inspected the site for the construction of Martyrs Memorial in Guwahati | Image: Twitter/ Atul Bora

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday visited West Boragaon in Guwahati to inspect the site for the construction of a Martyrs Memorial and Martyrs Park.

He was accompanied by cabinet minister Atul Bora and Rajya Sabha MP Pabitra Margherita, alongside senior government officials.

Taking to Twitter, cabinet minister for agriculture, horticulture and animal husbandry, Atul Bora informed that an area of about 100 bighas has been identified in that part of the city for the proposed construction.

The step is being taken to perpetuate the memory of great martyrs who sacrificed their lives during the Assam Movement.

He wrote, “The 'Martyrs Memorial and Martyrs Park' is being constructed on about 100 bighas of land in Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati to perpetuate the memory of the great martyrs who made history by sacrificing their lives during the Assam Movement.”

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Bora further said that the about 50 per cent work in the first phase has been completed. The CM directed the expedition of the work, added the minister.

Meanwhile, speaking on the occasion, CM Sarma tackled the raging issue of medium of education in institutes in Assam.

He said, “Relatives of the very organisations that are protesting against the decision, study in English medium schools.”

CM Sarma said, “Student count has decreased in Assamese medium schools. The decline is worrying in institutes in Upper Assam.”

“In comparison, student count in educational institutions in Lower Assam in more. Assamese medium schools have been kept functional only by students from minority communities,” added the Assam CM.

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