Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that his government will do everything in its capacity to eliminate the menaces of human trafficking, drugs and cattle smuggling.

The Assam chief minister said this while speaking at the Independence Day parade held at the Veterinary Playground in Guwahati on Sunday.

“I wish to reiterate Government’s commitment to go the extra mile in liberating Assam from scourge of human trafficking, drugs and cattle smuggling,” Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

CM Sarma added: “We shall work relentlessly to free Assam free from these social evils.”

Also read: Assam environmental group demands deletion of Rajiv Gandhi from Orang National Park name

The Assam Police has launched a massive crackdown on illegal drugs smuggling seizing contrabands worth  crores of rupees.

On the other hand, Assam Police recently rescued as many as 55 children from towns in Sikkim, who were allegedly trafficked from Assam for engaging them as domestic help.

The Assam Assembly also passed the Cattle Protection Bill 2021, which aims at slaughter, sale and consumption of beef near temples and Xatras.

NE NOW NEWS

Northeast Now is a multi-app based hyper-regional bilingual news portal. Mail us at: contact@nenow.in