Lachit Divas on 24 November
In Assam, Lachit Divas (Lachit Day) is celebrated every year on November 24. the day marks the birth anniversary of the legendary Ahom army general Lachit Borphukan.
- It also commemorates the heroism of Lachit Borphukan. In 2017, the celebration of Lachit Divas was held for the first time.
Who is Lachit Borphukan
- Lachit Borphukan was a commander in the Ahom kingdom and was known for his leadership in the 1671 Battle of Saraighat.
- He played his heroic role in the battle to drive away from the Mughal forces under the command of Ram Singh to take over the kingdom.
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