GUWAHATI, April 15: Paying rich tributes to Dr B.R Ambedkar on his 126 th birth anniversary at a function held in Assam Janata Bhawan, Dispur today Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that developing all sections of society cutting across all divisions is the prime objective of the government and all efforts have been undertaken to achieve the same. The Chief Minister announced that a memorial lecture would be held every year in the state by the government in memory of Dr B.R. Ambedkar which would be highlighted at the national level.
Stating that Dr Ambedkar has made tremendous contribution to the success of Indian democracy by drafting the constitution of the country Sonowal remarked that India as a shining example of unity in diversity is thriving because of its constitution that protects the aspirations and rights of all Indian citizens.
Referring to Dr Ambedkar�s immense contributions towards the upliftment of the underprivileged and backward sections of society Sonowal said that the government is committed to the equal development of all sections of the society and until the fruits of progress reach the poorest of the poor the government cannot be termed successful.
Saying that there are small ethnic groups in the state with very less population which would be equally developed along other groups, Sonowal urged the people to keep a close watch over the activities of the government so that efficient governance can be delivered at all levels.
Media Adviser to the Chief Minister Hrishikesh Goswami, Chief Secretary V.K.Pipersenia, Additional Chief Secretary WPT & BC Rajiv Bora among others were present on the occasion.