Assam Governor, CM greet Kovind

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 21 Jul 2017 09:43:00


July 20,


ASSAM Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday congratulated Ram Nath Kovind on being elected as the 14th President of India.“Kovind, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, has had an illustrious career where he worked for amelioration of the weaker sections of the society,” the Governor said. “His vast experience as a member of Rajya Sabha would help him to carry forward the rich legacy of Rashtrapati Bhavan and contribute to the growth and development of the country,” Purohit said.

The Chief Minister, in a telephonic conversation with Kovind, congratulated him and termed the election as good news for the people of Assam and the North East along with the rest of the country, an official release said here. Sonowal, who was one of the proposers of Kovind as the NDA candidate, said the President-elect is well known for his strong advocacy of the rights of the weaker section of the society, social development and spread of education.

“Starting his journey from a farmer’s family, Kovind Ji is now all set to adorn the top constitutional post of the country. His vast knowledge and understanding of the Constitution will immensely benefit the nation,” Sonowal added