2002

Minister in Gujarat Government

Amit Shah's Introduction

Amit Bhai held various important portfolios such as Home, Transport, Prohibition,Parliamentary Affairs, Law, and Excise. His work as Gujarat Home Minister was much appreciated. Gujarat state experienced a significant drop in crime rates during his tenure as Home Minister. He took significant steps to modernize the state police. Establishment of state of art Modern Forensic Laboratory was a revolutionary step in this direction. During his tenure, state was free from any kind of communal conflict. Traffic Branch of Police to protect highways was reconstituted which significantly brought down road accidents and highway crimes. Gujarat’s progress in smart policing was praised by the National Crime Bureau, Govt. of India, when it declared Gujarat as most peaceful state of the country with regard to labour and industrial sector. Not a single incident of farmer or any other kind of protests happened during his tenure which demonstrates Amit Bhai’s leadership and negotiation skills.

Amit Shah's Introduction