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Assam: Rs 900 Cr Drugs Seized Since May 2021

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Himanta Biswa Sarma, the chief minister of Assam, stated on Friday that the state has detained 6,800 persons since May 2021 and that narcotics worth Rs 900 crore have been confiscated.

“The Assam administration is continuing its fight against drugs in an effort to make Assam a drug-free state. Since May 2021, Assam has detained 6,800 people and recovered 900 crore rupees worth of drugs “During a speech at the Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra in Guwahati, CM Himanta Biswa Sarma made this statement. In a combined operation with the CRPF on August 2, the Assam Police confiscated a sizable amount of illegal narcotics worth Rs 15 crore in the Karbi Anglong district, while on July 15 they apprehended a drug dealer in Karimganj and seized illegal drugs worth Rs 3 crore.

President Droupadi Murmu, who was on her first visit to the state after taking office in the national capital, also attended the aforementioned function.

President Murmu, together with Chief Minister Sarma and Governor Jagdish Mukhi, visited the Shaktipeeth Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati earlier in the day. They offered prayers and asked for blessings for everyone’s health and well-being.

“It was an honour to accompany Hon. Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi and Hon. President Smt. Droupadi Murmu Ji to the Kamakhya Temple during their two-day visit to Assam. We prayed to Maa Kamakhya for her blessings and asked her to look out for everyone’s welfare “After visiting the temple, the Assam CM tweeted.

President Murmu’s tour began on Thursday with the inauguration of a Supercomputer facility at Param Kamrupa, a facility for the design and development of high-power microwave components at IIT Guwahati, a medical college and hospital in Dhubri, and essentially the laying of the cornerstones for Zonal Institutes of the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Dibrugarh (Assam) and Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh.)

Speaking at the event, the President conveyed her thanks and shared how moved she was by the Assamese people’s love and compassion. She said that the trip had given her a chance to connect with India’s tremendous traditions and accomplishments.

The President praised Assam’s great cultural and spiritual splendour.

She effectively served as the formal opening and laying of the cornerstone for a number of initiatives undertaken by the Assam government and the Union Ministries of Road Transport and Highways, Petroleum and Natural Gas, and Railways.

She was in Tripura on Wednesday before she arrived in Assam, where she launched many development initiatives and attended a civic event sponsored by the state government.

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