Guwahati, Nov 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam on Saturday, Nov 29 and will address the country's top police chiefs. He will also flag off a train line from Meghalaya to Assam and will also commission a power project in Tripura.
Modi, who is on a four-day visit to the northeast, was eager to visit the northeast and tweeted:
Later today, I would embark on my visit to the Northeast. I am eagerly looking forward to being there & interacting with people.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 29, 2014
I would visit Assam, Manipur, Tripura & Nagaland & attend a wide range of programmes that would connect me to all sections of society.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 29, 2014
He will be visiting Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Nagaland.
During his visit, the Narendra Modi will inaugurate the annual conference of state police chiefs in Guwahati. He will also inaugurate the Hornbill Festival - Nagaland's biggest annual festival - which also marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of Nagaland as a separate state out of the erstwhile Naga Hills.
He will then inaugurate the second unit of the 726-MW power project in Palatana in southern Tripura.
"India will not develop till the Northeast develops. We are committed to realising the potential of the Northeast and accelerating its progress," Modi said.
(With PTI inputs)