Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday attacked the Congress for becoming a member of forces with Badruddin Ajmal’s AIUDF in Assam due to its “lust for power”.
The Congress’ “greed” to seize energy within the state will stay unfulfilled and the BJP together with its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), which symbolises Assamese identification, will win the meeting polls with a two-thirds majority, Shah informed a public rally at Borduwa, the birthplace of Srimanta Sankardeva, the 15-16th century saint, scholar and spiritual reformer, in Nagaon district.
“The Congress talks about offering safety when it’s becoming a member of fingers with Ajmal. It’s ony due to its lust for energy that it has joined fingers with Ajmal.
“The party did nothing to free Assam from violence and infiltration despite having a prime minister who was elected from the state,” he stated, referring to Manmohan Singh who’s a Rajya Sabha member from Assam.
Lok Sabha MP Ajmal’s All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) wield’s appreciable affect amongst Bengali talking Assamese Muslims.
Enumerating numerous schemes that the Modi authorities has launched for Assam, Shah stated folks will weigh the measures undertaken by it in seven years in opposition to these by the Congress over 70 years within the upcoming polls.
Shah additionally accused the events fashioned within the aftermath of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests of “helping the Congress which used bullets to suppress the Assam agitation against foreigners”.
He stated these events have been fashioned so they might chip away at BJP’s votes and assist the Congress however they won’t succeed.
Congress leaders are sighted within the state solely throughout elections and later get busy making rounds of the corridors of energy in New Delhi to fulfil their vested pursuits, he alleged.
Prime Minister Modi won’t ever flip his again on Assam and the North East, and can go to any extent to make the area a development engine of the nation, he stated.
It is with this intention that Modi visited totally different states of the North East no less than 35 instances over the last 5 years, Shah stated.
“The prime minister wants to take the region forward on the path of progress and make it free from corruption, violence and infiltration,” he asserted.
The home minister extolled Srimanta Sankardeva for his function in unifying Assam with the remainder of the nation greater than 500 years in the past which prompted Mahatma Gandhi to comment that it was he who initiated ‘Ram Rajya’ within the state. “The spirit will be rekindled,” he stated.
Shah had, throughout an earlier go to to Guwahati on December 26 final 12 months, remotely laid the inspiration stone for the event and beautification of Batadrava Than at Borduwa, the start place Sankardeva at an estimated price of Rs 188 crore.
The Than, a Vaishnavite monastery, is being developed as a centre of artwork, tradition, analysis and spirituality.