GUWAHATI, Nov 23 - Governor Banwarilal Purohit today greeted the people of Assam on the eve of Lachit Divas.
In a message Purohit said that Lachit Borphukan was a great commander and patriot who fought indomitably for the cause of the motherland, and that his love for the motherland and the supreme sacrifice he made were great signs of a true leader.
The Governor also urged the people to emulate the great hero and keep working for the sake of the motherland.
�Lachit Borphukan, a great leader of Assam, is an important figure in our history and has had a cascading effect on our civilisation. I hope the observance of his birthday gives our younger generation an opportunity to get themselves abreast with the rich legacy that the commander had left behind,� he said.