With decline in terrorism and insurgency, Assam is on the path of progress: Rajnath Singh
On Sunday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that terrorism and insurgency have declined in Assam. This has increased the pace of the development activities of government.
On Sunday, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressed his maiden election rally at Biswanath in Assam. He campaigned for sitting BJP MLA Promod Borthakur. In his address Rajnath said that the peace has returned to Assam as under last 5 years BJP rule in the state, dozens of insurgent groups have laid down their arms.
The senior BJP leader said, “When I was asked to come to Biswanath, the 2014 massacre of Adivasis here came to my mind. But now, the situation has improved. There cannot be any better news than prevailing of peace in the region. The condition in Assam has improved a lot. The state is on the path of progress”
During the adivasi killings, Rajnath Singh was the Union Home Minister. He said that after Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed charge in 2014, the Centre had taken a resolve to end terrorism and insurgency.
He said, “Dhubri border was fenced to prohibit the entry of Bangladesh nationals in India. I had said to use electronic surveillance and other technological solution to secure the border. We have been successful in this.”
Singh also informed that BJP government in Tripura is taking measures to stop illegal immigration from neighbouring country. He said, “We have our govt in Tripura. With your blessing, we are going to make govt in Assam & West Bengal… Borders of these states are shared with Bangladesh. If BJP comes to power here, we’ll block major border area to stop entry of Bangladeshis in India.”
Singh also congratulated the state government for constructing toilets in the houses, across the state. Assam is said to be free from open defecation.
The Assam Legislative Assembly election, 2021 are slated on 27th March.