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The BJP Is Making A Strong Pitch In Both The States To Expand Its Footprints In The Northeastern States After Formation Of Saffron Party Governments In Assam, Arunachal Pradesh And Manipur.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 22 Feb 2018, 10:27:06 PM
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New Delhi:

PM Narendra Modi addresses election rallies in Nagaland and will also be giving a push to BJP's victory prospects in Meghalaya on Thursday.

Both Meghalaya and Nagaland will see voting on February 27.

The BJP is making a strong pitch in both the states to expand its footprints in the northeastern states after formation of saffron party governments in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.

There are six assembly seats in Tuensang district in the eastern part of Nagaland. BJP has fielded candidates on four seats while its ally Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) nominees are in the fray on the rest two constituencies.From here the PM will go to Meghalaya to address a rally in West Garo Hills district, considered as the Congress bastion since statehood in 1972.

The rally at Phulbari town will be Prime Minister's second campaign meeting in the state to drum up support for the BJP candidates in the assembly elections.His first was when he began his campaign from here in December last year where he had also inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoin-Tura highway.

Here are the Live updates:

Meghalaya needs double engine - one from Meghalaya, another from Delhi. If both the engines come to work together, all the work which had been halted for 50 years will begin at once:  PM Modi in Phulbari, Meghalaya

What is the reason that even if Crores of rupees are released by Delhi for roads, there are no roads to be seen in Meghalaya?: PM Modi in Phulbari, Meghalaya

Today the world is appreciating India, the reason behind this is not Modi but you, the people: PM Narendra Modi in Phulbari, Meghalaya

We have introduced Ayushman Bharat scheme which entitles a family to claim 5 lakh per year towards medical exigencies: PM Modi at Phulbari

Though the current CM is a doctor himself, healthcare sector is in bad shape. Women are forced to deliver babies at home which poses a great threat to the lives of mother and baby, says Modi during his Meghalaya speech.

# We approved construction of 21,000 houses in Meghalaya and provided more than Rs 100 crore to the government. But they were unable to build the required number of houses: PM Modi

# We will ensure more and more tourists arrive at Meghalaya. This will generate income opportunities for people, says Modi

Meghalaya has immense potential for the growth of tourism sector but the state lacks tourists. No efforts were made ever to strengthen the sector: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

We want to further strengthen the 'Act East Policy.' This will open up opportunities for people in the state and in the entire Northeast, says Modi

The ruling government is recognized for scam in the recruitment of teachers: PM Narendra Modi

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We have planned to spend around Rs. 180 crore for building of new Shillong airport. Thus, it will improve the possibilities of industrial development besides generation of employment for common man: PM Modi at Meghalaya

Under PMGSY, we provided around Rs 470 crore for construction of 1100 KM of road. However, Meghalaya government was unable to spend 50% of the work: PM Modi

The current government has wasted your 50 years. I urge you to give us a chance to serve the state, says Narendra Modi

Give us a chance to serve the state. We will ensure good governance guided by the philosophy of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas', says PM Modi at Phulbari

The ruling party takes you for granted since they see no political challenge in the state: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in West Garo Hills district's Phulbari, Meghalaya

# LIVE: PM Modi addressing public rally at Tuensang, Nagaland. 

# Visuals of PM Narendra Modi's visit to #Nagaland's Tuensang. 

Energetic youth, creative women, innovative farmer and demographic dividend of Nagaland will help it scale new heights

We have approved construction of 8,500 houses in Nagaland. For the construction of new houses and completion of old schemes for houses, we have decided to provide Rs. 160 crore to Nagaland. Under National Health Mission, Nagaland has been provided Rs 400 crore

# Today, organic farming has a big market globally and entire Northeast has immense potential for it. We are encouraging farmers to shift towards organic farming. This will add to their incomes

Our government will spend around Rs. 1800 crore for making Nagaland’s capital Kohima a Smart City

We want to ensure power for all in Nagaland. We have brought the 'Saubhagya Yojana' which will provide electricity to all homes. Till date, more than 10 lakh LED bulbs have been distributed in Nagaland, reducing consumption of power

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Connectivity is a huge challenge in Nagaland. We are working relentlessly towards eliminating it. In less than 4 years, we have added 500 km of National Highways. We have also planned to invest more than Rs 10,000 crore in the roads of Nagaland:

We would ensure that the funds released for your state reaches you. With the help of technology, we will plug the loopholes which are causing wastage of public money:

My vision for the Northeast is Transformation by Transportation

The funds provided by the centre should reach the people it's intended for. A PM of India had once stated that villages received only 15 paise out of Rs. 1 from the centre. With determination, we need to change this situation.

The NDA Government is giving special priority to the Northeast. We are making efforts to furthering prosperity in the Northeast

# There is need of a strong and stable government in Nagaland that will work for the development of the state

Your presence here has sent a strong message to the people who indulge in divisive politics and politics of vote bank

# Modi will also address a election campaign rally in Phulbari, Meghalaya. 

PM  to address a public meeting in Tuensang, Nagaland at 11am today. 

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First Published : 22 Feb 2018, 11:42:22 AM