Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi attended Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s Majuli program on Sunday.
Chief Minister Sonowal inaugurated a cultural exchange program of different ethnic communities of the state ‘Sahodar 2020-21’ at Jengraimukh in Majuli district on Sunday.
Sonowal said the program ‘Sahodar’ significantly contributed to strengthening unity and harmony among various ethnic communities, which resulted ‘zero violence’ in the state since 2016.
The Bollywood actor, who recently played Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the biopic ‘PM Narendra Modi’, appreciated chief minister Sonowal on the occasion for his initiative to make Majuli a carbon-neutral district.
Mesmerized by the natural beauty of Majuli, Oberoi observed that the steps taken for maintaining the natural ambiance of the island would set an example for India.
He announced the making of a movie based on the life of great Ahom general Lachit Borphukan, with over 70% artists from Assam.
In a tweet, the actor said, “In the serene tea garden of awesome Assam. Soft breeze and captivating smell of tea leaves leave you enamored.”
Oberoi tweeted again: “Always a great pleasure meeting my dear friend and big bro “Xorbada” the dynamic and extremely dedicated CM of Assam @sarbanandsonwal. It’s awesome to see such an honest, down to earth and simple CM@BjpAssamPradesh.”
Chief minister Sonowal tweeted: “Glad to inaugurate Xohudar 2020-21 with Union MoS Shri @Rameswar_Teli, MP Shri @KamakhyaTasa, noted actor Shri @vivekoberoi at Jengraimukh, Majuli.”
He added, “I express my gratitude to artists from 39 communities across Assam who graced the event and made it a grand success.”