GUWAHATI: The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Thursday invited applications from Assamese architects to plan and design the upcoming Martyrs’ memorial that the party has vowed to construct after it comes to power in April-May this year.
“We respect public sentiments and hence the announcement for a grand memorial was made. Taking a step further we are inviting applications from the Architects in Assam to share their suggestions and designs for the memorial with us,” said Ripun Bora, President Assam Pradesh Congress Committee at a Press Conference.
“Calling all Assamese architects based anywhere in the world. Assam needs you. Send in your model image for the grand anti-CAA monument the Congress will build in Guwahati after winning the election,” he said in a tweet.
Bora also told reporters that the party’s leadership has given specific targets to its district units and booth level committees to collect Gamosas.
“We are going to request people to convey their feelings and sentiments against CAA which has ruined the peace and prosperity of our beloved state. Congress workers have been told to knock on every house-door and collect at least 50 lakh Gamosas. All of them will be displayed at the grand memorial,” said Bora.
“After Rahul Gandhi Ji’s rally the mood of the state is clear that the Assamese electorate is going to vote against BJP because of CAA which means cruelty Against Assam and all Congressmen are feeling rejuvenated to work even harder on the ground,” said the APCC President.
In Assam, at least five people including student were killed in police firing during the anti CAA protests in December 2019.