Six people have emerged as winners for Assam Congress‘s highly ambitiousAssam Bachao’ video campaign and felicitated with an iPhone 12 each.
A press release from the party said, “The Congress party believes, that the first step to solving a problem is to acknowledge and understand the premise of the issues, faced by the common man.”
The six winners hailing from different parts of Assam highlighted a range of issues, from the maintenance of basic transport facilities to the problem of child labour and preservation of the architectural site.
From Guwahati, Manaswita Mahanta put light on transportation facilities and streetlights, which has a direct impact on women safety. She was felicitated by Rajya Sabha MP and APCC President Ripun Bora.
Lok Sabha MP and APCC Manifesto Committee Chairman, Gaurav Gogoi felicitated Bishal Goala from Silchar, showcasing haphazard garbage disposal. Another winner from Silchar was Manash Gogoi. He shed light on the issue of child labour in the state.
While Himanshu Bharat Borah from Tezpur raised questions about the preservation of architectural sites of Assam. He was awarded by MP Pradyut Bordoloi.
Rainy Borgohain, from Sonari was felicitated MLA Debabrata Saikia for highlighting failed water-resource projects in her locality and negligence of the Government, regarding the restoration of important architectural sites.
The sixth winner is Basant Rai from Baithalangso. He told the story about a girl named Mamta, who never went to school, and also showcased the dilapidated conditions of schools in Assam, which did not even have proper sanitation facilities. He was awarded the iPhone by All India Mahila Congress Sushmita Dev.