One-Time Financial Assistance to Rongali Bihu Celebration Committees

NATIONAL

  • The ‘One-time financial assistance to Rongali Bihu celebration committees’ was distributed by the Chief Minister of Assam.
  • The financial assistance was distributed at an event at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati, organized by the Cultural Affairs Department.
  • Under the first of its kind initiative, Rs 1.5 lakh was allotted per committee to 138 committees of Kamrup Metro and 142 committees of Kamrup district.
  • These committees organize Rongali Bihu functions in the state from Sankranti to the 6th day of the Bohag month of the Assamese calendar every year.
  • The government advised these committees to use gamosa which are produced locally in the handlooms instead of power looms at Bihu functions.

 

Facts to know:

 

  • Chief Minister of Assam: Mr. Himanta Biswa Sarma.
  • Governor of Assam: Prof. Jagdish Mukhi.
  • Orang National Park is located in Assam.
Rongali Bihu Celebration Committee
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