Amit Shah to spend
night near India-Pak
border in Rajasthan

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NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah will spend a night near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan on December 4. Top Home Ministry sources told ANI that Shah will stay with BSF personnel during his two-day visit to Rajasthan between December 4 and 5.

The home minister will visit Jaisalmer on December 4 and meet with BSF personnel guarding the International Border in the region. Shah’s visit to Jaisalmer coincides with the 57th Raising Day event of the BSF being celebrated there for the first time.

SAHARANPUR: Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressing during the foundation stone laying ceremony of Maa Shakumbhari University at Punwarka village in Saharanpur on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Sources said that Shah will review the security on the Western Border of the country after reaching Jaisalmer on December 4 and closely watch night patrolling being done by BSF personnel. He will also spend a night with BSF personnel at a Border Outpost in the region. This will be the first time when the home minister will be spending a night with BSF personnel near the border.

The home minister will attend the BSF’s Raising Day event on December 5 morning and then leave for Jaipur. The BSF earlier used to celebrate its Raising Day in Delhi. Established on December 1, 1965, the BSF is responsible to guard India-Pakistan and India-Bangladesh borders.

SAHARANPUR: Union Home Minister Amit Shah lays foundation stone of Maa Shakumbhari University at Punwarka village in Saharanpur on Thursday. Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma and others also present. (ANI Photo)

The BSF is also performing an anti-infiltration role in Kashmir Valley, Counter-Insurgency in North East region, Anti Naxal Operations in Odisha and Chhattisgarh states and security of Integrated Check Posts along with Pakistan and Bangladesh International Border.

In his day two visit to Jaipur, the home minister is expected to chair a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s state working committee and public representatives, including MPs, MLAs, Zila Pramukhs, panchayat Samiti members and pradhans.

Foundation stone of university

Union Minister of Home Affairs and Cooperation Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Maa Shakumbhari Vishwavidyalaya on Thursday at Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
The office of the Home Minister of India in a tweet informed that the ceremony will take place at 1 PM today. “Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah ji will lay the foundation stone of ‘Maa Shakumbhari Vishwavidyalaya’ in Saharanpur. Date: 2 December 2021, Time: 1 pm,” tweeted Office of the Home Minister of India.
This information comes just months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022.
Previously, in the 2017 Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party bagged 312 seats out of the 403-seat Uttar Pradesh Assembly while Samajwadi Party (SP) bagged 47 seats, Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) won 19 and Congress could manage to win only seven seats. The rest of the seats were bagged by other candidates. (ANI)