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Falcon festival under way at Umrangso
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 HAFLONG, Nov 16 - Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, etc., Pijush Hazarika inaugurated the 5th edition of Falcon Festival-2019 at Umrangso in the presence of a huge gathering on Friday. The inaugural function was attended by Hazarika as the chief guest and the Chief Executive Member NC Hills Autonomous Council Debolal Gorlosa as the chief host along with Chairperson Ranu Langthasa, Executive Member Biswajeet Daolagupu, Samuel Changsan, Nandita Gorlosa, L Darnei, Golonjo Thaosen, MLA, BB Hagjer, and others.

Debolal Gorlosa, the CEM said the festival’s aim is to create awareness among the people of Dima Hasao and also of other places about the ‘Amur Falcon’, a migratory bird that comes to the district once in a year during the winter season.

Hazarika talking to the media assured all possible help to make Umrangso a world class tourist destination in the country since the place has that potential, he said.

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