CM Sonowal inaugurates North East Military School at Bijni

CM Sonowal inaugurates North East Military School at Bijni

Sarbananda Sonowal Sarbananda Sonowal

Kokrajhar, January 21, 2019:

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday inaugurated the first ever North East Military School, Bijni at a function held at Bijni Bidyapeeth LP School playground at Bijni in Assam.

Sonowal said that the present governments are taking a number of schemes for the development and welfare of the people of the state. He stated that the BJP government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated three bridges over the Brahmaputra in the last 4.5 years in Assam. He also said his government in the state is also developing the academic environment of the state and therefore laid the foundation stone for a record number of medical colleges.

Sonowal asserted that North East Military School, Bijni will go a long way in rekindling patriotic fervor of the young students who in turn will be able to render their services for the nation. He also reiterated his commitment to work for safeguarding the constitutional rights of the people of Assam and appealed AASU and other intelligentsia to extend their cooperation to enable the government to ensure the protection of the rights of indigenous people of Assam as per the tenets of Assam Accord.

BTC Chief Hagrama Mohilary while speaking on the occasion lauded the management for choosing an area within BTAD for setting up the school. He also said under the present government all ethnic communities are living peacefully in the state and granting of ST status will not create any discord among the tribes of the state. He also maintained that ST status to six communities will be given without disturbing the rights and privileges of the existing people belonging to ST category.

Sonowal also laid the foundation stone of permanent campus of the North East Military School to be set up at Hawargaon-Charagaon in Chirang district. It may be noted that North East Military School, Bijni an English medium fully residential school is third of its kind in the country after Nagpur and Nasik. The school is affiliated to Bhonsala Military School, Nagpur and will be developed on PPP mode.

MLAs Kamalsing Narzary, Thaneswar Basumatary, Moneswar Brahma, Prasanta Phukan, functionaries of the school and a host of other dignitaries were also present in the inaugural ceremony.

Edited By: Admin
Published On: Jan 22, 2019