Prime Minister Narendra Modi on two-day visit to Assam from Nov 29

Guwahati, Nov 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Assam on a two-day visit from November 29, an official release said here today.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to arrive at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport here and head towards Maligaon Stadium to flag-off the first train from Mendipathar (Meghalaya) to Guwahati by remote control and also unveil the plaque for a new rail line from Bhairabi to Salrang (Mizoram).

Prime Minister on two-day visit to Assam from Nov 29.
The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Assam Tribune Group of newspapers here in the evening.

He is scheduled to stay the night at Raj Bhavan. On November 30, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the Conference of Director Generals of Police here on November 30 and later address party workers before leaving for Imphal, the release added.

Security forces are keeping a strict vigil along India's border with Bangladesh and Myanmar ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the northeast, official said.

"The BSF (Border Security Force) and Assam Rifles have been asked to maintain maximum alert along the borders...," a top government official told a news agency.

The BSF guards the border with Bangladesh, while Assam Rifles personnel guard the border with Myanmar.

Four northeastern states - Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Assam - share a 1,880-km border with Bangladesh, while Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh share a 1,640-km unfenced border with Myanmar.

Modi will be on his first visit to five northeastern state to attend a series of programmes.


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