Prime Minister greets people on Lachit Diwas - New Delhi News
by IANS | Updated Nov 24, 2022
In a tweet in Assamese, the Prime Minister said: "Greetings on Lachit Diwas. This Lachit Diwas is special because we mark the 400th birth anniversary of the great Lachit Borphukan. He epitomised unparalleled courage. He placed the well-being of people above everything else and was a just as well as visionary leader."
Thursday marks the 400th birth anniversary of the Ahom general.
Celebrations to mark the day in the national capital will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister.
Borphukan had defeated the Mughal army in the Battle of Saraighat in March 1671.