Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday morning landed in Guwahati for his two day visit to Assam where polls are due in the months of April-May.
He was welcomed at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport at in Borjhar in Guwahati by the Chief Minister Sarananda Sonowal, his cabinet minister Dr. Himanta Biswa and state BJP president Rajneet Kumar Das.
In his journey, today he will attend ‘Pran Pratistha Mahotsav’ at Lord Shiva’s Maha Mritunjay temple at Puranigudam in central Assam’s Nagaon district at around 10.30 am and then he would also be the part of the ‘yagna’ at the temple.
The Union Minister will also visit the Batadrava monastery of Nagaon didtrict for inaugurating the construction works for the development and beautification of Batadrava Than, which is the birthplace of social reformer and proponent of neo vaishnavism Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardeva.
The project of costs Rs 188 crore which focuses on making the Than as the centre of art, culture and spirituality and also a tourism destination.
Shah will also address a gathering at Batadrava Prakalpa Khetra around 11:30 am and then a large gathering at Nura Aklam field at Dengaon in Karbi Anglong district around 2 pm.
Later in the day, he will meet the members of BJP core committee of Assam to take a note of party’s readiness for the upcoming elections in the state.
In his last visit to Assam on January 25, he had addressed a public rally “Vijay Sankalp Samaroh” in Nalbari district.
The state is going to have its assembly polls in the months of April-May for which the saffron party has made a target of winning 100% seats in the state.