Amit Shah promises flood-free Assam if BJP is voted into power



Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said if their government (BJP) came into power in Assam they will solve the flood problem within five years.

Addressing a political rally in Margherita on Sunday, Amit Shah said the Bharatiya Janata Party is committed to solve the decade old flood problem in Assam.

“If our government is voted into power in Assam, we will make Assam a flood free state. Within five years, we would solve the flood problem in Assam. We have conducted a satellite survey and found that there are many water bodies which we are thinking to divert the flood water using scientific methods,” Amit Shah said.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is campaigning for the BJP candidate Bhaskar Sharma of Margherita constituency.

Bhaskar Sharma is the sitting BJP legislature of Margherita.
Amit Shah also hit out at the Congress for failing to stop the infiltration problem in Assam.

“In the last 15 years of Congress rule in Assam, they had failed to stop illegal influx from Bangladesh. For vote bank politics, they encouraged infiltration. If we form the government in Assam, we promise we will free the state from illegal influx,” Union Minister reiterated.

Union Home Minister slammed the Congress for dividing the people in lines of religion, caste, creed and so on.

Shah said, “If our government is voted into power again in Assam, we will free Assam from agitation. The people of Assam do not want violence, now everyone wants peace, prosperity and progress. Earlier, the people witnessed the dark days of violence which have taken many lives in the state.”

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Finance Minster Himanta Biswa Sarma, Margherita MLA Bhaskar Sharma were also present at the programme.

(Edited by Christopher Gatphoh)


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