By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, April 17: UP Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya visited Kamakhya Temple in his whirlwind visit to the city today. He arrived in Guwahati straight from Bhubaneswar where the tiol executive committee meeting of the BJP concluded yesterday.
Maurya came to the Circuit House from where he went to Kamakhya and performed worship at the shrine. He was accompanied by State BJP general secretary Vijay Gupta.
Maurya told newspersons that he was supposed to visit Kamakhya earlier, but could not because of UP Assembly elections. “UP and Assam have huge scopes for coordition as both the States have rich potential in tourism, industries and other sectors. Both the States have large numbers of pilgrim places and as such there can be cooperation to boost pilgrimage between them. I’ll be back in Assam on an official tour soon,” he said.
Maurya had a brief interaction with State Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal at Gopith Bordoloi Intertiol Airport at Borjhar on various issues concerning the two States. While Sonowal was coming from Dibrugarh, Maurya was coming from Bhubaneswar. State BJP president Ranjit Kumar Dass also met Maurya at the airport. After visiting Kamakhya, Maurya left for UP later in the day.