Assam: Amit Shah offers prayer at Kamakhya Temple in Mankachar


Guwahati: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday visited South Salmara-Mancachar district during his two-day visit to Assam to participate in the one year celebration of the BJP government in the state. He will also inaugurate several projects during his stay in Assam.

The home minister accompanied by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma while he visited Kamakhya Temple at the border of India-Bangladesh and offered his prayers.

Taking to Twitter CM Sarma wrote, “Felt blessed to have visited the most revered Maa Kamakhya Temple at Thakuranbari, Mankachar, in presence of Adarniya Home Minister Shri @AmitShahji. Sought Maa Kamakhya’s blessings to guide us in our endeavour to serve the citizens of our State and Country.”


Shah will inaugurate the super-specialty hospital of the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in the evening.

Meanwhile, Amit Shah will be presenting the President’s Colour award to Assam Police on May 10 in Guwahati for its exemplary service during the last 25 years. President’s Colour, a special flag, is the highest honour to be given to any military or police unit in recognition of exceptional service rendered to the nation, both in peace and war.