ASSAM: Union Home Minister Amit Shah today, January 18, began his much-awaited three-day visit to Assam and Meghalaya, unveiling important infrastructure and attending key functions. The visit, which coincides with Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodonyaya Yatra, adds to the political resonance in the region.
On his arrival, Shah inaugurated the state-of-the-art Cyber Security Operations Center at the Assam Rifles headquarters in Shillong. The event marked an important step in strengthening security measures in the region. Notably, the National Convention Center and Assam Rifles headquarters in Shillong have been declared a no-fly zone emphasizing the importance of security measures during Shah’s visit
The Home Minister is scheduled to attend the 71st session of the North East Council tomorrow, February 19, at the National Convention Center in Shillong. Additionally, he will conduct a comprehensive review of the operations of the Northeast Space Application Center (NESAC), emphasizing the government’s commitment to harnessing technological advancements for the development of the region.
At the same time, Shah’s initiative coincides with the launch of Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodonyaya Yatra, adding a dynamic political dimension to events in the region.
Shah's tour will end in Assam, where he will attend the 61st Upliftment Day celebrations of the SSB at the SSB premises in Tezpur.
Amit Shah is set to witness the passing-out parade of 2,551 Assam Police commandos at Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati, showcasing the government's commitment to strengthening law enforcement. Additionally, he will launch a book titled "Assam's Braveheart Lachit Barphukan" at Srimanta Sankardeva International Auditorium and inaugurate the Brahmaputra Riverfront in Guwahati, contributing to the cultural and infrastructural development of the region.
Amit Shah's visit, laden with strategic inaugurations and engagements, underscores the government's focus on security, technological advancements, and community involvement in the vibrant northeastern states and their diverse culture and ethnicity marching ahead as a developing part of India.