New Delhi: Blaming the previous governments for neglecting Assam and different northeast states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stated that his authorities is dedicated to creating infrastructure within the area.
Addressing a big gathering in Dhemaji, Assam, Modi stated that those that dominated for many years since Independence believed Dispur was too distant from Delhi.
“Dilli ab door nahi … aapke darwaaze par hai (Delhi is no longer far, it stands at your step),” stated Modi.
The prime minister inaugurated three developmental tasks price Rs 3,222 crore on the event.
He additionally listed numerous steps taken by the state authorities led by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and the centre for balanced progress of the area.
The earlier governments adopted a step-motherly method to Assam’s North Financial institution and uncared for connectivity, well being, schooling and trade, stated Modi.
“Centre and Assam authorities are working collaboratively to develop State infrastructure. Regardless of the state having nice potential, former governments gave it ‘sautela’ therapy by overlooking growth in numerous sectors,” he stated.
Modi stated that tea, tourism, handloom and handicraft will strengthen the state’s self-reliance.
Modi additional stated he’ll go to Assam and different poll-bound states as many instances as attainable earlier than elections are introduced.