Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated his commitment to the development of Assam and the Northeast region.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated his commitment to the development of Assam and the Northeast, saying that governments that ruled India for decades since independence adopted a “step-down” approach and ignored the region.
Addressing a huge gathering after the inauguration and foundation laying of projects worth over Rs 3,300 crore, PM Modi said, “People who have ruled for decades since independence believed that Dispur is far from Delhi. ‘(Delhi is not far now, it is standing at your door. “
The previous governments adopted a “stepmother” approach to the northern bank of Assam and neglected connectivity, health, education and industry, he alleged.
PM Modi, who dedicated the nation to three mega projects in the petroleum sector, took the steps taken in the last few years under the leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal and the central government headed by him and said that they could work together for balanced development Have been. Area.
He said he would visit the states for Assam and other elections as often as possible before the announcement of elections, likely to take place in 1 week of March.