Assam gives one-time financial assistance to Rongali Bihu celebration committees
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma ceremonially launched the distribution of one particular-time monetary help to Rongali Bihu celebration committees at a operate structured by the Cultural Affairs Division at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati.
It is to be mentioned that the Point out federal government has made a decision to supply the a person time monetary support only to these Bihu celebration committees which organise Rongali Bihu features from Sankranti to the 6th day of the Bohag month of Assamese calendar each calendar year and are least 10 yrs aged.
Underneath this initiative, the Chief Minister dispersed Rs. 1.5 lakhs for every committee to 138 of committees of Kamrup (Metro) and 142 of committees of Kamrup district. Entirely 1265 Bihu committees of 30 districts will be presented this money aid and for this objective the Culture Affairs Section has allotted a sum of Rs. 18.97 crore.
Sarma reported that the Condition govt has a bounded accountability to function for socio-financial advancement of the persons of the State as properly as endorsing the State’s loaded tradition.
He mentioned that considering the socio-cultural importance of Bihu for the people of Assam, the Point out governing administration has decided to present a single-time money support to the Rongali Bihu committees that organize Bihu capabilities from Sankranti to the 6th working day of the Bohag month of Assamese calendar each 12 months and are minimum amount 10 decades old.
Underlining the historical past of Rongali Bihu which was initially celebrated for seven times, the Chief Minister urged the Bihu committees to retain its originality so that the youth could notice its correct variety instead of considering Bihu just as a cultural perform. The Main Minister also identified as on the Bihu celebration committees to use gamosa which are produced locally in the handlooms rather of electrical power loom at Bihu capabilities.