Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday praised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Assam government for its strict handling of the problem of infiltration, while alleging that the West Bengal government cooperated with the Center in tackling the problem. is not doing.
Addressing a rally to mark the first anniversary of the Himanta Biswa Sarma-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Assam, Shah said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was committed to ending the menace of infiltration.
However, he claimed that the “Bengal government is not cooperating with the Center” on the issue. “On the other hand, the Assam government is fully standing with the Center and fighting the problem strongly.
As a result there has been a significant reduction in infiltration.” The Home Minister referred to his visit to the Indo-Bangladesh border at Mankachar in Assam on Monday and said, “All the data shows that there has been a significant reduction in the incidents of infiltration in Assam.
After some time this infiltration will stop completely.
Referring to the first large-scale cattle smuggling into Bangladesh via Assam, Shah said that the Assam government has ensured that all the gates of the state are closed for cattle smugglers.
He said that before the formation of the BJP government in the state, Assam was a state infested with terrorism, agitation, bomb blasts and firing, but in the six years of the BJP government, instead of terrorism, agitation and violence, peace, development and better health and The path to education has been paved.