Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Assam’s Silchar, as part of the first phase of his Lok Sabha poll campaign. Amid great euphoria, Prime Minister brought up the extradition matter of middleman Christian Michel in the multimillion-dollar AgustaWestland deal to target the Congress party and asserting that his government is committed to curbing corruption.
Prime Minister Modi asserted that it was Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s vision for the development of North-East that the government is opening doors to enhanced connectivity in the region. He also reiterated that giving a boost to Act-East policy is govt’s priority. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed regret over many in Assam facing hardships while the National Register of Citizens was being compiled to identify illegal immigrants, but assured them that no genuine Indian would be left out of the document.
Prime Minister, in his address, assured the people that the government is working towards getting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill passed in parliament as it is linked with emotions and related to people’s lives. It is not for the benefit of anyone but a penance against the injustice and many wrongs done in the past.
With an aim to create economic opportunities and requisite infrastructure in the North East region, Prime Minister has taken it upon himself to bring North East closer to Delhi.
The countdown for 2019 general elections has begun and BJP is leaving no stone unturned. With a focused strategy to win new territories and retain power the party holding several rallies across the nation to set the tone for polls.