A 10-day sailing expedition on river Brahmaputra, organised by the National Cadet Corps (NCC), was flagged off at Biswanath Chariali on Wednesday.
The expedition on the Brahmaputra from Biswanath Chairali to Guwahati has been organised in the aegis of the NCC Directorate, Shillong to commemorate the great Ahom warrior, General Lachit Borphukan.
Ahom General Lachit Borphukan led the Battle of Saraighat and defeated the Mughal Army.
In a first of its kind of riverine adventure activity in Northeast India, the sailing expedition has been undertaken by 60 NCC Naval Wing cadets of Northeast region.
The expedition was flagged off by Maj Gen Bipin Bakshi, additional director general (ADG) of NER, NCC Directorate, on Wednesday from Biswanath Ghat amidst a grand fanfare....
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