He is holding his first meeting as we speak. Both Ministers of state, Home secretary as well as other top officials are attending. One of the first challenges before the new Home Minister will be to create an atmosphere conducive for holding assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.
Symbolically, before taking charge, Amit Shah met his predecessor Rajnath Singh at his residence.
In a tweet message, Amit Shah said: Today I took over as India’s Home Minister. I express my gratitude to PM Narendra Modi for having reposed trust in me. The nation’s security as well as welfare of citizens is the topmost priority of the Modi Government. I would make every possible effort to fulfill this under PM Modi ji’s leadership.
BJP president Amit Shah taking charge as the Union home Minister. The portfolio itself enough to emphasize the importance Amit Shah has come to command in the government and the party. Shah was welcomed by MoS Home Nityanand Rai and G Kishan Reddy as well as Home secretary Rajiv Gauba Amit Shah is expected to combine his astute political mind with his delivery skills to further augment efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi implement his governance agenda in the next five years.
Emerging victorious from hard fought electoral battles over the past five years, Amit Shah is credited with making the BJP an untiring, always-on-the move election winning machine.
Known as an astute strategist, Shah is often hailed as the BJP’s most successful president for crafting its way to power states after states before orchestrating its biggest Lok Sabha win.
As a shrewd political strategist, Amit Shah tailored the party’s electoral strategy in Uttar Pradesh in 2014 elections and made the party post impressive victory with 71 Lok Sabha seats in its kitty. IN 2019 general polls , the BJP bagged 62 seats from U.P.
Not only U.P., Amit Shah held a crowded road show in Kolkata and addressed a number of rallies in Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s citadel and made inroads for the first time, winning 18 of the 42 total seats.
Amit Shah is known to be a hard taskmaster, Amit Shah, a former Gujarat Home Minister, is also a man of planning micro details down to the ground level.
Dubbed a modern-day Chanakya and master strategist, Amit Shah has strongly supported the expansion of National Register of Citizens in different parts of the country to identify and expel illegal immigrants.
A keen political mind who is known to spend hours with his colleagues discussing nitty-gritty of specific constituencies, Shah’s presence in the government is likely to give wings to implementation of key programs aimed at inclusiveness and overall growth of the nation.