Rajnath Singh to visit Assam following Bodo violence

Rajnath SinghNew Delhi, Dec 24 : In wake of the deadly attack by Bodo militants upon villagers in Assam, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting that state to hold a meeting with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and senior officers of the state government and unified command at Guwahati.

Singh is also scheduled to hold a meeting the local administration, law enforcement agencies and local tribal leaders at Biswanath Chariali, District Sonitpur.

On Tuesday, banned outfit National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) attacked innocent villagers, following which indefinite curfew has been imposed in five police station areas of Sonitpur district.

According to reports, the State Home department has instructed the administration of all the districts to remain alert.

The world heritage site, Manas National Park has also been closed for three days in a bid to intensify operation against militants. (ANI)