Shinde inspects Indo-Bangla border in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 15:17

Dhubri: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday inspected Indo-Bangladesh border at Shishumara and Mohamayachar in Assam`s Dhubri district following allegations of unabated illegal influx.

Shinde went by a special BSF boat to the two places to take stock of the situation but did not interact with the waiting journalists as he inspected the eastern flanks accompanied by senior officials of the Home Ministry and Border Security Force.

He landed in Guwahati in the morning from Delhi on a day-long visit and took off in a helicopter to the BSF border camp in Panbari near here, official sources said.

He boarded a special boat from BSF Bay in Dhubri town to visit the Indo-Bangladesh border, the sources said.

Shinde is also scheduled to visit border areas of Mancachar, some border out posts along the international boundary and interact with officials and jawans there, they said.

Shinde will also review the internal security situation with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and senior Assam government officials, the sources added.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 15:17

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