Announces Rs. 5 crore for third main temple of Lokhimon Ashram
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma today visited Lokhimon Ashram at Dolamara in Karbi Anglong district and attended a congregation meeting. He also paid a visit to the cemetery of Kurusar Lokhan Engti Hansek the founder of Lokhimon faith and paid his rich tributes. He also unveiled a statue of Kurusar Lokhan Engti Hansek at Dolamara. He at the same time laid foundation for the third main temple of Lokhimon Ashram (Sok-Phe Ah Aklam).
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma said that Lokhimon faith is based on the tenets of reforms where its founder Kurusar Lokhan Engti Hansek spread the messages of non-violence, restraint, peace, friendship, faith, devotion and purity. He also said that the Lokhimon faith gives the path of nirvana. The Chief Minister said that every religion gives the path of liberation. He said that Kurusar Lokhan Engti Hansek was not only a religious leader, he was also a social reformer who gave a path of self-discipline to the Karbi people.
He also said that the public meeting held to propagate the teachings of Kurusar Lokhan Engti Hanse would lead the Karbi society towards empowerment. He on the occasion announced Rs. 5 crore for the construction of the third main Lokimon temple of Lokhimon Ashram. He said that once the construction of the temple is completed, the entire Dolamara area will be transformed into an important and beautiful tourist destination. The tourists who come to Kaziranga can also come to the area and cherish the scenic and spiritual beauty of the area. He also said that Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council would take all the ethnic communities on board for their socio-economic-cultural and academic development.
Earlier, the Chief Minister met the heir of Kurusar Lokhan Engti Hansek, Lokhan Engti Hansek and offered his respects.
Deputy Speaker, Assam Legislative Assembly Dr. Nomal Momin, MLAs Darsing Ronghang, Bidyasing Engleng, Rupsing Teron, CEM KAAC Dr. Tuliram Ronghang, eminent social worker Baisistha Bujorbaruah and a host of other dignitaries were present on the occasion.