Guwahati, Jan 30 (PTI) Assam Government will build a museum after the name of the first ruler of the Matak Kingdom — Sarbananda Singha — to showcase the cultural, social, and spiritual heritage associated with the community. Also Read - After Tandav Row, FIR Filed Against Amazon Prime's Mirzapur For 'Hurting Religious Sentiments'
Chief Minister Sarbanandna Sonowal announced the decision, after a meeting with five organisations belonging to the Matak community here on Wednesday. Also Read - Highlights India vs Australia 4th Test Day 5 Gabba, Brisbane Today's Match Scorecard AS IT HAPPENED: Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill Help IND Register Historic Series Win; Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy
The museum will come up at Chabua in upper Assam. Also Read - Varun Dhawan’s Wedding Outfit Will be Simple, Subtle and Nothing Over-the-Top, Says Stylist Akshay Tyagi
In the meeting, the organisations submitted a memorandum consisting of various demands, which the CM assured of fulfilling in phases.
Sonowal said that granting ST status to the Matak community is in advanced stage of implementation, and the state government will prepare a road map for the preservation of its heritage sites.
The chief minister also said that in acknowledgement of the role played by Rupahi Gavoru of the community, the Assam government would set up a woman skill development centre after her name.
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