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On 3-day Assam tour, Amit Shah reviews Indo-Bangla border situation, interacts with locals

On Tuesday, Amit Shah will present the 'President's Colour' to Assam Police at a ceremony in Guwahati, and also interact with the officers and personnel of the force.

Vani Mehrotra Edited by: Vani Mehrotra @vani_mehrotra New Delhi Updated on: May 09, 2022 12:41 IST
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Amit Shah arrives in Assam on three-day tour

Highlights

  • Shah will attend the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led government's first anniversary celebrations
  • Shah was received at the Guwahati airport by Sarma and other senior state BJP leaders
  • The home minister will visit the Mankachar border outpost of the BSF on Monday

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed the situation along the Assam-Bangladesh border from the Mankachar sector of the state.

Shah, who arrived at the Kamakhya Hilltop via a chopper earlier in the day, offered prayers at the temple there before leaving for the Mankachar.
He was welcomed by officials of the BSF and the state government at the border outpost.

The home minister, accompanied by BSF officials, reviewed the border situation from an observation tower set up for the occasion. He was also seen interacting with local villagers, who had gathered in the area.

A flag march was conducted by the border personnel of both India and Bangladesh in the presence of the union minister.

Shah is likely to discuss issues related to infiltration, cattle-smuggling, boundary fencing, river patrolling with senior BSF officials at the Sadartilla camp, sources in the paramilitary force said.

Shah will later inaugurate the Census office at Amingaon in Kamrup district, and the Superspeciality Cardiothoracic and Neurosciences Centre at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital in the evening.

The home minister, who is in Assam on a two-day visit, is scheduled to attend several programmes on Monday and Tuesday. 

On Tuesday, he will present the 'President's Colour' to Assam Police at a ceremony in Guwahati, and also interact with the officers and personnel of the force.

He will then address a public rally to mark the completion of one year in office of the Sarma-led dispensation.

Shah is scheduled to return to New Delhi on Tuesday evening.

(With inputs from PTI)

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