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Namami Barak fest ends with Prez clarion call

SILCHAR:President Ram Nath Kovind said only unity and integrity can help the country stand tall on this planet. In his address at the closing ceremony of the Namani Barak festival in Silchar on Monday, the President said the north eastern region is known as the abode of colourful people and culture where unity is the strong message.

Chief minister Sarbanabda Sonowal in his address said his government leaves no stone unturned to keep up this unique ethnic diversity,the main force of a nation to survive.

Earlier, the President landed at the Kumbhirgram Airport to be received by Governor Jagdish Mukhi, chief minister Sonowal and his senior cabinet colleagues. Then he was taken to the festival venue where people thronged in thousands to catch a glimpse of it.

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