Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Bhogali Bihu. In a statement here today, Chief Minister Dr. Sarma said, “I extend my heartiest wishes to the people of Assam on the occasion of Bhogali Bihu. This bihu is the festival of abundance which provides an opportunity to our people to celebrate our intrinsic relations with our nature. It is also an occasion to celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Hope the celebrations besides giving us an opportunity to promote our culture, strengthens the bond of friendship and camaraderie cutting across all divides.”
He also said, “Let the Mejis and the tradition of putting in on fire consigns all negative forces to strengthen the bond of universal brotherhood in our state. I also hope that the celebrations of Bhogali Bihu throughout the state will fortify our age old bonds existing among our people cutting across all communities and ethnicities”.