Amit Shah

Home minister visits cellular jail to pay homage to VD Savarkar

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is on a three-day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where he will be taking stock of various development initiatives, as per the news reports. The minister was received at Veer Savarkar International Airport by Lieutenant Governor Admiral D K Joshi and MP Kuldeep Rai Sharma, along with officers of the local administration. Amit Shah visited the National Memorial Cellular Jail and laid a wreath at the Martyrs” Column. As per the reports, the minister also took a tour of VD Savarkar”s cell and paid homage to the freedom fighter. On Wednesday, Shah will undertake an aerial survey of various development initiatives, including Shaheed Dweep eco-tourism project and Swaraj Dweep Water Aerodrome, in the Union Territory. He will also visit Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island during the day. The minister is expected to attend a programme to be organised by A&N Police on Sunday, the official added.

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