At the 400th anniversary commemoration of Lachit Barphukan's birth, Prime Minister Modi declared that India was abandoning its colonial mindset.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is abandoning the colonial mindset and is laden with a sense of pride for its past . Assams history is a chapter in the countrys history, he said .

New Delhi, India, November 25 : In his address to the 400th anniversary celebrations of Lachit Barphukan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that India is abandoning the colonial mindset and is laden with a sense of pride for its past.We had the privilege to celebrate Lachit Barphukan's 400th birthday today, at a time when the nation is commemorating its independence's Amrit Kaal.Assams history is a chapter in the country's history, he said, We believe in unifying the various views, values, and cultures of India.India has broken the colonial chains and is moving forward, celebrating our heritage and remembering our heroes with admiration, said Prime Minister Modi.

We are the constant inspirations for the fulfillment of this Amrit Kaal's resolutions, he said.India has always valued its rich and cultural heritage, and has always respected its spiritual and cultural values, according to the Prime Minister.Lachit Borphukans life inspires us to live the Nation First motto.A nation can chart a course for its future if it knows about its past.

Born on November 24, 1622 in Charaideo, Lachit Barphukan was born in Charaideo, stopping Aurangzeb's expanding ambitions in the Battle of Saraighat.Lachit Diwas is celebrated state-wide in Assam on the 400th anniversary of the leader's life.

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