NEW DELHI, Nov 24 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted Lachit Barphukan on his birth anniversary.
�On his birth anniversary today, I salute Lachit Barphukan. He is India�s pride and his valour at the Saraighat war can never be forgotten�, the Prime Minister tweeted from Singapore.
Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Sarbananda Sonowal said that the State BJP leaders have become upbeat with the Prime Minister�s tweet. The Prime Minister who is on a foreign tour, took time out amidst his busy schedule to express his regards, demonstrating the Prime Minister�s love and regards for the people of Assam, �� said the newly-appointed BJP State president.