GUWAHATI: Union home minister Amit Shah arrived in Guwahati on Friday night. Shah will attend a public meeting at Amingaon Parade Ground in Kamrup district. He will lay foundation stones of multiple developmental projects in the state.
The union home minister will lay foundation stones for the development of ‘Batadrava Than’ as a cultural and tourist destination, new medical college in Guwahati and nine law colleges to be established across Assam.
Union Home Minister Shri @AmitShah will lay the foundation stone of various development projects in Assam.
Date: 26 Dec 2020
Venue: Amingaon Parade Ground, Guwahati pic.twitter.com/5p20ChFKjL
— गृहमंत्री कार्यालय, HMO India (@HMOIndia) December 25, 2020
Addressing a press meet on Friday, Assam finance minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the Batadrava Than will be developed into a vibrant cultural and tourism destination on the lines of the Golden Temple in Amritsar. A fund of Rs. 186 crore has been earmarked for the project.
Four-laning of the road connecting Nagaon with Batadrava with an estimated outlay of Rs 223 crore has also been approved. Shah will also lay the foundation of a new medical college in Guwahati being billed as the country’s biggest medical college and hospital.
Further, the Union Home Minister will also lay the foundation stones of nine law colleges located at different places in the state. Shah will also ceremoniously distribute a financial grant of Rs 2.5 lakh to 8,000 naamghars in the State under the Assam Darshan programme.
Overwhelming joy & enthusiasm as people cheer, dance and sing to welcome our beloved leader and Union Home Minister Sri @AmitShah after he arrived in Guwahati a little while ago.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) December 25, 2020
On his arrival at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati on Friday night, Shah was accorded with a grand welcome.
he union home minister thanked people for the warm welcome.
“Reached Guwahati! I wholeheartedly thank people of Assam for such warm welcome,” Shah said in a tweet.
I wholeheartedly thank people of Assam for such warm welcome. pic.twitter.com/7E7oQMdE2k
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) December 25, 2020