Himanta Biswa translates book on Amit Shah; Released today
GUWAHATI: Amidst poll campaigning, Assam’s senior cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday released the Assamese version of union home minister Amit Shah’s biography-‘ Amit Shah and the March of BJP’.
The state’s chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal released the book translated by Sarma in the city.
The book release event was attended by the original writers of the books Anirban Ganguly and Shiwanand Dwivedi. Besides, DoNER minister Jitendra Singh, BJP’s Assam in-charge Baijayant Jay Panda, the party’s national general secretary Dilip Saikia, and state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass were also present.
Panda said, “This is highly impressive that Sarma besides devoting to politics manages time to write.”
Sarma deliberated the profound knowledge Amit Shah has on civilisation and culture of the country and Assam. He added that the book detailed the journey of the party and how it has grown and has been recognised under the leadership of Amit Shah.
He wrote, “The level of respect that Amit Shah ji has for Srimanta Sankardeva is astounding. His knowledge of Assam is immense and worthy of praise. This book is a humble tribute to his erudition. It’s a tale of Amit Shah’s sterling role in strengthening BJP and taking it to new heights.” .
The book recorded the journey of Amit Shah, who began his political career as a BJP karyakarta and booth president in Ahmedabad and later went on to become the national president of the party and holds the portfolio of the union home ministry.