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Appeal to donate for naamghar in Delhi

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 18 � With an objective to keep their cultural identity and religious beliefs intact, the people of Assamese origin living in and around New Delhi have decided to build a naamghar in Dwarka area of Delhi.

Representatives from the Asamiya Kristi Kendra, Dwarka � the Society, which has taken the initiative to build a permanent building with a naamghar, conference room, museum and library and exhibition room for practicing Vaishnavite activities, today appealed the people of the State to donate generously to make the dream come true.

Addressing the media today, Dr Nirmal Chandra Hazarika, general secretary of the Kendra, said that a land of 865 square yard has been selected in Shyam Vihar of Dwarka sub-city and Rs 10,00,000 has been arranged for the purpose. But the total project cost is around Rs 1.5 crore and the cost of the land is Rs 86 lakh.

�Unless we buy the land and start the project, we would not get any financial help from the government or any of the PSUs. Thus we appeal the common people to donate for this noble cause,� he said.

Noted publisher Surjya Hazarika also appealed the common people to extend their help to construct the naamghar.

Asamiya Kristi Kendra, Dwarka organizes Rongali Bihu, Bhogali Bihu, Tithi and Janmotsav of Srimanta Sankardev. The Kendra also organizes medical camps in villages and resettlement colonies, training programmes for Satriya dance at Dwarka, and social service camps.

There are around 500 Assamese families residing in Dwarka sub-city and surrounding areas like Janakpuri, Uttam Nagar, Harinagar, Shyam Vihar, Najafgarh, etc. The Kendra provides a forum to the Assamese residents and Delhiites to practice, promote and propagate Assamese culture, including Vaishnavite culture, and the philosophy of Srimanta Sankardev.

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Appeal to donate for naamghar in Delhi

GUWAHATI, Nov 18 � With an objective to keep their cultural identity and religious beliefs intact, the people of Assamese origin living in and around New Delhi have decided to build a naamghar in Dwarka area of Delhi.

Representatives from the Asamiya Kristi Kendra, Dwarka � the Society, which has taken the initiative to build a permanent building with a naamghar, conference room, museum and library and exhibition room for practicing Vaishnavite activities, today appealed the people of the State to donate generously to make the dream come true.

Addressing the media today, Dr Nirmal Chandra Hazarika, general secretary of the Kendra, said that a land of 865 square yard has been selected in Shyam Vihar of Dwarka sub-city and Rs 10,00,000 has been arranged for the purpose. But the total project cost is around Rs 1.5 crore and the cost of the land is Rs 86 lakh.

�Unless we buy the land and start the project, we would not get any financial help from the government or any of the PSUs. Thus we appeal the common people to donate for this noble cause,� he said.

Noted publisher Surjya Hazarika also appealed the common people to extend their help to construct the naamghar.

Asamiya Kristi Kendra, Dwarka organizes Rongali Bihu, Bhogali Bihu, Tithi and Janmotsav of Srimanta Sankardev. The Kendra also organizes medical camps in villages and resettlement colonies, training programmes for Satriya dance at Dwarka, and social service camps.

There are around 500 Assamese families residing in Dwarka sub-city and surrounding areas like Janakpuri, Uttam Nagar, Harinagar, Shyam Vihar, Najafgarh, etc. The Kendra provides a forum to the Assamese residents and Delhiites to practice, promote and propagate Assamese culture, including Vaishnavite culture, and the philosophy of Srimanta Sankardev.