Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that 70 years of Congress rule had pushed northeast India towards violence and anarchy but now the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi The government has integrated it with the mainstream. Shah, after inaugurating the party’s new office here, claimed that Assam and the Northeast region have progressed on the path of peace and development during the BJP rule. He said that the BJP government has established peace in Assam by getting 9,000 people armed.
Senior BJP leader Shah said that the Prime Minister has tripled the budget for the Northeast region, which has led to infrastructural development in all areas. He claimed that after independence, seventy years of Congress rule had pushed the Northeast towards violence and anarchy but Modi’s leadership during the last eight years has helped bring the region into the mainstream.
Referring to the new office of the party, Shah said, “BJP offices are not just brick-and-stone buildings, but it reflects the dedication, spirit, commitment and hard work of the party workers.” Earlier, Shah (BJP) President J. The new headquarters of the party was inaugurated in the presence of Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma, party’s state unit chief Bhavesh Kalita, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha and others along with JP Nadda.