Union Home Minister Amit Shah has stressed that Assam should be made free from flood, violence and infiltration. He was speaking after attending a religious function at Maha Mrityunjoy temple at Barhampur in Nagaon district today. Mr Shah said that Assam is on the right path of all-round development. The Home Minister said that once Assam was known for violence and protests, but now the state is known for good works. Mr. Shah emphasized to make Assam and North East the biggest GDP contributor in coming days. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and other dignitaries accompanied him.
Mr Shah also inaugurated development schemes at Batadrava Than at Nagaon district. Addressing the function, he said that the BJP Government is committed to make the state free from flood. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken several measures for the development of the North East region. Mr Shah mentioned that the Modi Government was able to bring peace in the state. He congratulated the Assam Government for COVID mangement.
Later in the day, the Home Minister will attend a surrender ceremony of militant groups and also address a public rally at Diphu in Karbi Anglong district.