i recently installed laragon. I am putting bootstrap's "css" and "js" folders in public directory. then i make an entry in "welcome.blade.php" in <head></head> as below

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
** {!! HTML::script('public/js/jquery-1.12.1.min.js') !!}
{!! HTML::script('public/js/bootstrap.min.js') !!}
{!! HTML::style('public/css/bootstrap.min.css') !!}**
</head>
<body>
<div class="container">
<div class="content">
<div class="title">Laravel 5</div>
</div>
</div>
</body>
</html>

But I am unable to see changes on my site. please help.