On Lachit Divas, PM Modi Pays Tribute To Lachit Borphukan
November 24 is celebrated as Lachit Divas throughout the state.
On the occasion of Lachit Divas on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to Lachit Borphukan.
PM Modi had tweeted that Lachit Borphukan was the torchbearer of valour, honour, and the upholder of the culture of Assam.
Earlier Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma had also tweeted to pay his tributes.
He wrote, “I bow in reverence to the great Ahom General Lachit Borphukan on the occasion of LachitDiwas. A strong leader and an epitome of bravery, Bir Lachit Borphukan’s heroics will continue to inspire generations to fight for the pride and sovereignty of their motherland”.
Lachit Borphukan is known for defeating the Mughal army on the banks of the Brahmaputra in the Battle of Saraighat in 1671. November 24 is celebrated as Lachit Divas throughout the state.