GUWAHATI, NOV 26: Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde and his cabinet ministers along with their families on Saturday visited Guwahati to pay obeisance to Goddess Kamakhya.
Their short trip to the northeastern state comes five months after Shinde along with a group of Shiv Sena MLAs and Independent legislators stayed at a hotel in Guwahati for a week from June 22-29 before toppling the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government.
Talking to media persons, after visiting Maa Kamakhya Temple Eknath Shinde said that the relationship between Assam and Maharashtra will bring happiness to both states.
“May Maa Kamakhya bring peace and happiness in Assam and May Maa Kamkhya bless the people of Assam with peace, prosperity and lots of happiness.” Shinde said.
Shinde, in a bid to topple the Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government in Maharashtra, had reached Guwahati, around 2,700 km from Mumbai along with dissident Shiv Sena MLAs and some Independent legislators on June 22.