Union Home Minister and National President of Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP), Amit Shah on September 9th, 2019 reached the historic Kamakhya Temple located in the foothills of the mystic Nilachal Hills and offered prayers. He was accompanied by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and the State Finance Minister, Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Shah will chair the fourth North East Democratic Alliance(NEDA) Conclave today at the Srimanta Sankardeva International Auditorium, Guwahati.
It may be mentioned that the BJP Chief who is on a two-day visit to Guwahati, landed in the city on September 8th, 2019 and attended the 68th Plenary of the North Eastern Council.
In the meeting Shah asserted that the Centre would not abrogate Article 371 that grants special status to most of the Northeastern states. The meeting was attended by the MoS (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) & Vice Chairman NEC, members of the NEC consisting of the Governors and Chief Ministers of the eight Northeastern states and other members.