‘Under PM Modi’s leadership…’: Amit Shah launches project in Assam
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday launched a project in poll-bound Assam to beautify the birthplace of Srimanta Sankardeva, the 15th century cultural and religious icon of the state, and another programme to extend financial assistance to 8,000 “naamghars”, traditional Vaishnavite monasteries, that are more than 50 years old. “His literary and artistic contributions are living traditions in Assam today. The sect of religion he preached is practised by a large population and Sattras (monasteries) that he and his followers established continue to flourish and sustain his legacy,” a website of the state government said. Watch the full video for more details.