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Amit Shah in West Bengal; inaugurates BSF’s floating border outposts

The home minister inaugurated BSF's floating border outposts at Hingalganj and will lay the foundation stone of the ‘Maitri' museum at Haridaspur.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today arrived in West Bengal on a two-day visit, his first since the 2021 assembly polls, with his itinerary including organizational meetings and a public rally, besides travel to forward areas along the India-Bangladesh border.

Bengal BJP leaders said Shah met top state office-bearers, departmental heads, legislators, and members of Parliament at 2pm on Friday at a hotel on the eastern outskirts of Kolkata.

Shah, who arrived at the Kolkata airport, was received by senior BJP leader Suvendhu Adhikari and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nisith Pramanik.

Earlier, the home minister inaugurated BSF’s floating border outposts at Hingalganj and will lay the foundation stone of the ‘Maitri’ museum at Haridaspur, based on official sources. Shah will address a public meeting in Siliguri in the evening.

And, on Friday, he will visit the India-Bangladesh border area of Teen Bigha, where he is scheduled to interact with BSF personnel. The Union minister, after attending a programme at Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata later on Friday, will hold a meeting with office-bearers at the state BJP headquarters.

First Published: 5th May, 2022 16:20 IST

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