Asom Divas being observed

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Asom Divas or Sukapha Divas is being observed across Assam on Friday. It is observed to commemorate the advent of the first king Chaolung Sukapha of the Ahom kingdom in Assam after his journey over the Patkai Hills. Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal greeted the people of the state on the eve of Asom Divas. "Chaolung Sukapha was a great leader and a brave warrior under whose guidance a solid process of unification and assimilation of various ethnic groups in Assam was set in motion," Purohit said in a message. Attending the Asom Divas programme at Charaideo, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged everyone to emulate the great hero and keep working for all round development of Assam. Sukapha unified the various tribal and non-tribal peoples of the region that left a deep impact on the region.

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