Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Guwahati on Friday night. \u00a0Shah was received by Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor and Assam finance minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati. The union home minister thanked the people of the state for the warm welcome. Reached Guwahati! I wholeheartedly thank people of Assam for such warm welcome. pic.twitter.com\/7E7oQMdE2k \u2014 Amit Shah (@AmitShah) December 25, 2020 \u201cReached Guwahati! I wholeheartedly thank people of Assam for such warm welcome,\u201d Shah said in a tweet on Saturday. Folk artistes and locals welcomed the Home Minister outside the airport His programmes in Guwahati on December 26 include distribution of financial grants to 8,000 Namghars (traditional Vaisnavite monasteries of Assam) under the Assam Darshan programme. Amit Shah will also lay foundation stones for the development of \u2018Batadrava Than\u2019 as a cultural and tourist destination, new medical college in Guwahati and nine law colleges to be established across Assam. On December 27, at an event in Imphal, the Union Home Minister will lay the foundation stones of the Churachandpur Medical College, the state government guest house at Imphal, the Manipur Bhawan, Dwarka in New Delhi, the IIT at Muongkhong, the State Police Headquarters at Imphal, and the Integrated Command and Control Centre City in Imphal.