GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate, commit and lay foundation stones for initiatives worth over Rs 6,800 crore in Meghalaya and Tripura, of the three poll-certain states within the northeast, on Sunday as a prelude to the poll marketing campaign.
The initiatives embody a wide array of sectors like housing, avenue, agriculture, telecom, IT, tourism and hospitality, among others. But Modi will bypass, at least for now, the other country going to polls in February, Nagaland, wherein the political state of affairs is not as comfortable for BJP as it is inside the other states. Nagaland is presently embroiled in unresolved demands for sovereign identity – via NSCN (IM), and a separate nation of “Frontier Nagaland” by way of seven tribes through carving out six districts from the present country.
NSCN (IM) and the Centre signed a initial settlement to frame a very last answer in 2015 in the presence of Modi but no headway has been made within the final seven years. Similarly, the demand for a separate nation has been haunting BJP for the reason that birthday party’s former chief Nitin Gadkari promised it in 2012.
While NSCN (IM) said on Friday that talks with the authorities to work out a final solution were nonetheless on, a 3-member Union domestic ministry panel arrived in Nagaland the same day and held a meeting with participants of Eastern Nagaland People’s Organisation (ENPO), the umbrella frame for the seven tribes searching for a separate kingdom. The group will meet government officers in Kohima on Sunday before leaving for Delhi.
In Shillong, Modi will take part within the golden jubilee celebration of the North Eastern Council. Later, he’s going to inaugurate, commit and lay foundation stones for multiple tasks well worth over Rs 2,450 crores. He will commit to the country 4G cellular towers, inaugurate the new campus of IIM-Shillong at Umsawli and inaugurate the Shillong-Diengpasoh Road.
He will lay basis stones for six avenue initiatives across Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. After this, Modi will travel to Agartala and inaugurate and lay basis stones for various key tasks worth over Rs 4,350 crore, which includes the launch of the Grih Pravesh programmer for over two lakh beneficiaries beneath PMAY in Agartala He will even inaugurate an assignment to widen Agartala pass (Khayerpur-Amtali) on NH-8, for you to assist ease visitors’ congestion in Agartala.