GUWAHATI, April 29 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today telephoned five CRPF jawans of Assam who are being quarantined at a government quarantine centre at Mandoli, New Delhi and enquired about their well-being. He wished them good health and told them to remain positive in the face of the challenge posed by COVID-19.
The CRPF jawans the Chief Minister talked to were Ankur Nath, Debojit Barua, Tankeswar Bora, Prafulla Chandra Das and Mukut Kalita.
Chief Minister Sonowal also expressed grief at the demise of CRPF officer Mohammad Ikram Hussain on Tuesday due to COVID-19 infection. He said Hussain, who hailed from Barpeta district, had fought valiantly against the deadly coronavirus and the sacrifice he made while performing his duty, would keep inspiring the people of the State and country with a sense of patriotism.
Sonowal extended his condolences to the bereaved family and wished eternal peace for the departed soul.