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Chilarai statue to be unveiled on Jan 30
CORRESPONDENT
 GAURIPUR, Jan 17 – Meghalaya Governor Ranjit Sekhar Mooshahary is scheduled to unveil a life-size statue of Biswa Mahabir Chilarai at Gauripur on the occasion of the great hero’s 500th birth anniversary on January 30, informed BK Mushahary, president of the construction committee.

On January 7 a celebration committee was constituted and a one-day programme has been chalked out. On the birth anniversary of the Koch general, besides unveiling the statue on the bank of the historic Mahamaya tank a cultural procession, public meeting and cultural evening will be held.

It may be mentioned here that the local unit of All Assam Koch-Rajbongshi Students’ Union has been demanding installation of the state of the legendary hero of the community since long.