Assam Finance Minister Dr Himanta Minister in a public meeting in the presence of Union Home Minister in Amingaon stated that the state government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has succeeded in evicting suspicious foreigners from Batadrava. The minister further stated that the state government has aimed at developing Batadrava Than\u00a0into a vibrant cultural and tourism destination on the lines of the Golden Temple in Amritsar after evicting the illegal settlers. \u201cBatadrava Than which is associated with the life of Srimanta Sankardeva will be developed in the lines of Golden Temple of Amritsar. Rs. 180 crore has been sanctioned for this project,\u201d said Dr Sarma.