Assam Main Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ceremonially introduced the distribution of 1-time financial assistance to Rongali Bihu celebration committees at a operate structured by the Cultural Affairs Department at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati.
It is to be stated that the Point out authorities has decided to give the 1 time financial guidance only to all those Bihu celebration committees which organise Rongali Bihu capabilities from Sankranti to the 6th day of the Bohag thirty day period of Assamese calendar each 12 months and are minimal 10 yrs aged.
Under this initiative, the Chief Minister distributed Rs. 1.5 lakhs per committee to 138 of committees of Kamrup (Metro) and 142 of committees of Kamrup district. Entirely 1265 Bihu committees of 30 districts will be provided this monetary help and for this purpose the Lifestyle Affairs Office has allocated a sum of Rs. 18.97 crore.
Sarma mentioned that the Point out govt has a bounded responsibility to operate for socio-economic development of the persons of the Point out as properly as advertising and marketing the State’s wealthy culture.
He explained that contemplating the socio-cultural importance of Bihu for the folks of Assam, the Condition federal government has decided to supply one-time economical aid to the Rongali Bihu committees that organize Bihu functions from Sankranti to the 6th working day of the Bohag thirty day period of Assamese calendar each and every calendar year and are bare minimum 10 decades outdated.
Underlining the background of Rongali Bihu which was originally celebrated for 7 days, the Chief Minister urged the Bihu committees to sustain its originality so that the youth could comprehend its legitimate variety in its place of thinking about Bihu just as a cultural purpose. The Main Minister also identified as upon the Bihu celebration committees to use gamosa which are created regionally in the handlooms alternatively of power loom at Bihu functions.