Amit Shah highlights development work, on 3 day visit to North-East

Union home minister Amit Shah started  his three-day visit to Sikkim and Assam on Thursday.

At Gangtok, Shah said that the region was only considered a “tourist destination” before Narendra Modi became Prime Minister. He also announced that center has decided to set up 65,000 active Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS).

“Leaving for the Northeast on my 3-day visit to Sikkim and Assam. Today will inaugurate the “Eastern and North-Eastern Zones Dairy Cooperative Conclave 2022” in Gangtok, followed by a series of programmes in Assam, “Shah had tweeted.

BJP national president JP Nadda will also arrive in Assam to inaugurate the party’s biggest office in the region. According to Assam State BJP president Bhabesh Kalita, the top leaders of the party will inaugurate the newly constructed Assam state BJP office in the Basistha area of Guwahati on Saturday, in the presence of Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, Union minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state party leaders.

Nadda and Shah will also attend the party workers’ meeting at the Veterinary College playground, Khanapara, in Guwahati. BJP leader Bhabesh Kalita said, “Our party national president JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will reach Guwahati on October 7 evening and they will attend a party meeting. They will also attend a party workers’ meeting to be held at Veterinary College playground, Khanapara, where around 35,000-40,000 party workers across the state will participate, “

Kalita also said that preparations for the programmes have already been made. According to the official sources, Shah will attend a series of official meetings on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. This includes the conference of the Superintendent of Police at the Police Training College at Dergaon.

According to BJP office bearers, the soon to be inaugurated Assam BJP state headquarters comes with state-of-the-art infrastructure. Spread over 95,000 square feet, the building will have six floors and an open rooftop premise with all modern amnesties.

It will consist of an auditorium to accommodate 350 people, along with top hi-tech conference halls with a capacity of 40 people each. It will also have five meeting halls to accommodate a maximum of 50 people each. The office will also have a big press conference room, along with a reception and a canteen. Shah laid the foundation stone for this phone back in February 2019.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid special emphasis on the progress of the north-east region through various programmes as he himself made over 50 visits to the region.
In 2016, the BJP came to power in Assam for the first time, breaking the record term of the Congress party and becoming the only party in the state apart from the Congress to have back-to-back governments. 
In 2017, the BJP formed a government in Manipur and also repeated its government in 2022.

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