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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally at Dhandhuka village of Ahmedabad district Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally at Dhandhuka village of Ahmedabad district
Erik Tate | 18 December, 2017, 00:54

Mr Modi was speaking after dedicating to the nation, the 60-Megawatt Tuirial Hydropower Project in Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Mizoram on Saturday, the first time since assuming power as prime minister in 2014. This visit of PM is observed as he visited the state to blow the conch for the BJP campaign in the state as there are only two months left for the Assembly Elections.

On a day-long visit to the Northeast, Mr. Modi dedicated the 60-MW Tuirial hydropower power project, which made Mizoram the third power-surplus State in the region after Sikkim and Tripura. "My government wants to do "Transformation by Transportation" through investment in infrastructure to change the face of the North Eastern region".

“The completion of this project is a reflection of our commitment to complete ongoing projects and usher in a new era of development in the Northeastern region, ” the Prime Minister added.

In Aizawl on Saturday, Modi called Mizoram the "gateway to southeast Asia" and said it would gain from the Centre's Act East policy. "The BJP's agenda is development, speedy development and all-round development of the state", Modi said.

“We are working with a vision that in order to share your problems and issues, you wont have to come to Delhi.

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PM while highlighting the allocation o funds by the Union government for the development of the state said, "Across the North-East the Union Government has sanctioned around four thousand kilometers of National Highways, for an amount of over Rupees thirty-two thousand crores". “My visit to this attractive State today, brings back fond memories of time spent with the people of Mizoram, ” the PM said and wished people Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

In the Meghalaya capital, the prime minister said he has "several fond memories" of his visit from a year ago, and that he still remembers the taste of the tea served to him during his visit. We want to make Meghalaya a top tourism destination.

Modi also talked about the 15 new rail projects that the Centre is executing in the North East.

Modi said the hydel project that would generate 250 million units of power per year will boost the socio-economic development of the State.

"In the spirit of "Sabka Saath Sabka Vikaas", every Indian, irrespective of caste, gender, religion, class must have equal opportunities to partake in the new prosperity".

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