Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma responds to PM Modi’s 9 PM, 9 minutes call


GUWAHATI: Responding to prime minister Narendra Modi’s call Assam health  and finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma also joined the ‘light the lamp’ initiative. Minister Sarma along with minister of state for health and family welfare Pijush Hazarika, Assam Tourism Development Corporation chairman Jayanta Malla Baruah joined the countrymen in igniting rays at 9 PM for 9 minutes.

Dr. Sarma along along with Pijush Hazarika and Jayanta Malla Baruah was seen holding the mobile phone torchlight.

“I am elated to join billion fellow Indians in igniting rays of our mighty resolve & collective will to fight #COVIDpandemic. These diyas illuminate our hearts with positivity & strengthen our moral courage,” minister Sarma wrote on Twitter.

He also expressed his gratitude to prime minister Narendra Modi for inspiring the people of India.