The award ceremony was arranged by the Assam government to honor the sacrifices of soldiers who fought in the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, his cabinet colleagues, and senior government officials will also be present in the program.
“To honor the supreme sacrifice of soldiers who took part in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, an award ceremony will be held on April 23, which will be graced with the presence of Adarniya Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh Ji. Reviewed the preparations along with Cabinet colleagues,” Sarma tweeted.
He claimed that few people were aware of the bravery and accomplishments of Northeastern soldiers who fought in the war. He went on to say that they had trained and equipped the Mukti Bahini fighters to take on the Pakistani army.
Union Defence Minister will also be present at UDYAM 2022, Khanapara
Moreover, the Union Defence Minister will also be in Guwahati for the 7th India Industrial Fair (UDYAM 2022), which will be held at the veterinary field in Khanapara.
Security has been tightened in Guwahati ahead of the visit of the Defence Minister.