Govt to honour Tarun Saikia, Manish Deka|
GUWAHATI, May 31 – The Government of Assam will accord a warm reception to Tarun Saikia and Manish Kumar Deka, the first Assamese to scale Mt Everest, after their arrival at the LGBI Airport on June 4 at 1 pm, stated a Janasanyog release.
A rally will be taken out with the mountaineers from the airport to RG Baruah Sports Complex.
On June 6, both Tarun Saikia and Manish Kumar Deka will be felicitated at the Auditorium of International Convention Centre of Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshtra, Panjabari here at 5 pm. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, will be the chief guest in the function. State Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain, Sports Minister Ajit Singh and MLA Debabrata Saikia will also be present on the occasion as guest of honour.