Union Home Minister Amit Shah's visit to Assam: Live Updates


He informed that the Centre has planned things in such a way that every 15 days, union ministers visit Assam and Northeast.

Shah also promised a special package of Rs. 2000 crore for tea farmers.

The Union Home Minister promised a Law college, Degree college and Planetarium in Karbi Anglong within a year if BJP is voted to power again.

Karbi Anglong will be the most developed place in Assam if BJP is voted to power again: Shah

Shah welcomed and congratulated all the militants who surrendered before Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday and urged more militants to join the mainstream.

Shah said actual development took place when BJP was in power.

Amit Shah reaches Denarong, Karbi Anglong

Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Karbi Anglong next

Can Congress with Ajmal led-AIUDF save Assam from intruders and other issues? We can save Assam: Shah

Shah came down heavily on the Opposition Congress for allegedly not doing anything for Assam in the last 15 years under its rule. "In our five years' term in Assam, we have worked for Assam," he said.

We want a flood-free Assam. Every year, flood and erosion ravaged Assam. If our govt comes back to power, we will work for a flood-free Assam: Amit Shah

BJP-AGP can make Assam a developed and foreigners-free State: Shah

Earlier, Assam was known for insurgency but, now under the leadership of Narendra Modi, many insurgents groups of Assam are joining the peace talks: Amit Shah

Remembering former Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi, Shah said that the political stalwart played a crucial role to strengthen the society.

Amit Shah lambasted the previous government for reportedly not doing anything for the Batadrava Than. "After our government (was) formed, we have committed to work for the renovation and upliftment of the religious places and sanctioned crore of rupees for that. Under the leadership of Narendra Modi, a new development model has started," Shah said.

Addressing the public rally at Batadrava, Amit Shah said, "I am privileged to come here, the land of Srimanta Shankardeva where he started the Bhakti movement during the 15th Century among the people. Shankardeva started the religious as well as cultural revolution through Neo-Vaishnavism."

Addressing the gathering, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged everyone to imbibe the philosophy of Srimanta Shankardeva to strengthen society. Everyone should follow his path and, I especially urged teachers to teach the teachings of Shankardeva: Sonowal

If someone wants to encroach the land of Shankar and Madhav, we will not tolerate such acts: Himanta Biswa Sarma

We don't need regionalism to uplift the society but, we need a feeling of nationalism to work for development under PM Modi: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Addressing the gathering, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Rs 180 crore was sanctioned for the rejuvenation of Batadrava Than. "The previous government has done nothing for the Batadrava Than but our government is committed to working for the development of the Batadrava Than. Batadrava is the birthplace of Srimanta Shankardeva but the previous government did nothing to uplift the Than: Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal felicitated Union Home Minister Amit Shah with Assamese traditional attire and gamosa.

Amit Shah reached Batadrava to address public rally.

Amit Shah leaves for Bordowa Satra (birthplace of Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev)

With Maha Mritunjay Yagna in this Shiva temple, Assam would walk more steadily on the path of development: Amit Shah.

Our aim is to make an infiltrator-free, flood-free, corruption-free and make Assam and Northeast the biggest contributor to the GDP and, this will be achieved under PM Modi's leadership: Amit Shah

Earlier, Assam was known for agitation, but now Assam is known for development: Amit Shah

Amit Shah performs puja at the Mandir

Amit Shah performs puja at Mandir.

Priests from all over India arrived at the Mandir to perform puja.

This is the third visit of Amit Shah to the poll-bound state of Assam within a month. 

Maha Mrityunjaya is arguably the largest Shiva Lingam shaped Mandir in Asia and is situated at Purani Gudam area in Nagaon district of Assam.

Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at Maha Mrityunjaya mandir in Nagaon.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in poll-bound Assam in the wee hours of Thursday to attend two socio-religious events and address public gatherings in Nagaon and Karbi Anglong districts.

Assam CM welcomes Union Home Minister Amit Shah


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