GUWAHATI: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid a visit to the iconic Kamakhya temple in Guwahati on Friday during his two-day visit to Assam.
The Minister was accompanied by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma during his visit.
The Defence Minister on Thursday inaugurated the Kimin-Potin Road in Assam's Lakhimpur district.
The double-lane 20 KM road constructed by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) will facilitate the establishment of the proposed industrial belt in Arunachal Pradesh.
"Last year in Galwan Valley, our soldiers displayed exemplary courage & valour in the line of duty. I salute all brave soldiers who laid down their lives fighting for our nation," Singh said at the inauguration programme held at Bilgarh.
Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, "The inauguration of Kimin Potin Road along with 11 other roads will help in smooth movements of goods & people in inaccessible areas b/w Assam & Arunanchal Pradesh. It will also lead to all round development of the region as per vision of PM Sri @narendramodi."
Singh inaugurated 11 new roads in the entire northern and eastern borders.
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