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PM Modi To Raise Poll Pitch In Bengal Today, Launch Key Projects In Assam

No PM has ever visited Assam’s historic Dhekiajuli the place 13 died through the Give up India motion.


  • PM is visiting these states for second go to in slightly over two weeks
  • PM Modi will first go to Assam after which transfer to West Bengal
  • Assam and West Bengal are scheduled to go to polls in April-Could


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will at the moment go to the poll-bound states of West Bengal and Assam, the second time in slightly over two weeks. He was in Kolkata on January 23 to mark Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s beginning anniversary, Parakram Diwas, and on the identical day visited Sibsagar district handy out land possession titles to over a lakh indigenous folks of the northeastern state.

The Prime Minister arrived in Dhekiajuli, Assam, round 11.45 am and was scheduled to go to West Bengal later, the place he’ll deal with his first election rally within the run as much as the state meeting polls. Considerably, the occasion shall be held in Haldia, East Midnapur, the stronghold of Suvendu Adhikari, the previous Trinamool minister who joined the BJP in December.  

Later, the Prime Minister will inaugurate 4 oil and gasoline tasks price Rs 4,700 crore in Haldia.

This perform can also be more likely to be tracked for doable political developments. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is alleged to have excused herself from the occasion, based on sources. Since quite a few different Trinamool leaders, too, have been invited, the listing of ultimate attendees is anticipated to ship out political alerts.

As an example, amongst these invited are senior Trinamool MP Sisir Adhikari, who’s reportedly staying away. Mr Adhikari is the daddy of Suvendu Adhikari whose brother, MP Dibyendu Adhikari, could attend, sparking hypothesis over one other doable shift in loyalty.

On January 23, through the Parakram Diwas celebrations in Kolkata, a bit of BJP supporters had raised the “Jai Shri Ram” slogan because the Chief Minister addressed the gathering, prompting her to chop brief her speech and reprimand those that created the disturbance. This “insult meted out to her” could possibly be the explanation she is more likely to avoid at the moment’s occasion, based on a PTI report. The Trinamool boss has additionally requested her social gathering members to skip the programme, the report mentioned, citing an unnamed senior official on the state secratariat.

In Assam’s Sonitpur District, the Prime Minister will lay the inspiration stone of two medical schools and launch “Asom Mala”, a highways-and-roads mission. The 2 medical schools are being arrange at Biswanath and Charaideo at an estimated value of over Rs 1,100 crore, based on ANI.

The assembly venue of Sonitpur’s Dhekiajuli in Assam can also be important since no Prime Minister has ever visited the historic place the place, through the British Raj, 13 individuals had been martyred through the Give up India motion.

Assam and West Bengal are scheduled to go to polls in April-Could.

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her annual Finances speech a number of days in the past, apportioned Rs 34,000 crore over three years for highway tasks in Assam. For West Bengal, which the BJP badly covets, she allotted Rs 25,000 crore to construct round 700 kilometres of highways. That is moreover the Rs 1,000 crore welfare scheme she introduced for the 2 states’ tea plantation staff.

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