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    Assam CM buys earthen lamps to celebrate Diwali; promotes pottery industry

    The CM also urged the people to buy earthen lamps instead of using Chinese products to celebrate the festival this year.

    Guwahati: A day ahead of the festival of lights, Diwali, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal was seen buying earthen lamps at Kamakhya Gate area in the city on Friday.

    In a bid to promote local artisan and the pottery industry, the minister urged the people to buy earthen lamps instead of using Chinese products to celebrate the festival this year.

    Later, speaking to the media persons, Sonowal said, “We have to set our goals clear and strive hard for capturing global market by adequately focusing on indigenous products and producing quality goods.”

    The minister further added that the local pottery industry had tremendous potential and there was a need to promote the people involved in this industry.

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