GUWAHATI: Addressing a public meeting in the presence of union home minister Amit Shah at Amingaon, Assam health, finance and education minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that BJP-led state government had succeeded in evicting the suspicious foreigners from Batadrava.
After evicting the illegal settlers, the state government has aimed at developing Batadrava Than into a vibrant cultural and tourism destination on the lines of the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
“Batadrava Than which is associated with the life of Srimanta Sankardeva will be developed in the lines of Golden Temple of Amritsar. Rs. 180 crore has been sanctioned for this project,” said Dr. Sarma.
The minister also reiterated the BJP-led government’s commitment to preserve the land and culture of the indigenous people.