Guwahati: Union Home Minister Amit Shah reviewed the situation along the Assam-Bangladesh border from the Mankachar sector of the state on Monday.
Shah also had an important discussion with the Border Security Force (BSF) top officials and interacted with the locals gathered during his visit.
The home minister, accompanied by BSF officials, also made a surveillance of the border areas from an observation tower set up for the occasion.
Sources said that the home minister discussed issues related to infiltration, cattle-smuggling, boundary fencing, and river patrolling with senior BSF officials at the Sadartilla camp.
Shah, who was in Assam on a two-day visit, was scheduled to attend several programmes on Monday and Tuesday. He would also attend a function marking the completion of chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s first year in the office.
Earlier, he offered prayers at the temple there before leaving for the Mankachar.