New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Karbi Bhavan and Dimasa Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday.
Karbi and Dimasa Bhavans, being built in Delhi’s Dwarka area at a cost of Rs 146 crore, will cater to the needs of people from Assam’s Karbi Anglong and Dima Hasao districts.
People from these districts visit the national capital for various purposes, including education and healthcare.
Speaking on the occasion Amit Shah said, “The northeast is now well connected via roads, rail and air. This change has come due to the love and respect for northeast in the heart of our prime minister,” he said.
The home minister said the practice of at least one central minister making visits to the northeastern states every 15 days has been adopted by the NDA government.
Also present in the occasion were Assam’s Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal,Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister MoS MOFPI Rameswar Teli, Assam’s Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Chief Executive Member of Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council Tuliram Ronghang