Agartala, February 9: Laying foundation stone of various developmental projects in Arunachal Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Assam where he clearly assured the people of Assam that the Citizenship Bill will not harm them not believe in the rumours spread by opposition. On his next visit for the day, PM Modi in Tripura asserted that his government in New Delhi “works with good intention.” He said the people of the country will teach the opposition parties “a lesson for peddling lies”.
PM Modi listed out his government’s scheme aimed at benefitting the poor, farmers and the middle class. At his Tripura rally, PM also patted the back of the Biplab Deb government of Tripura, where the BJP formed government in 2018 after 25 years of Left rule.
“Tripura was deprived of development on the pretext of being a landlocked region. It is now being made gateway of the South East Asia under the BJP government,” the prime minister said adding, “I was surprised to know that for the first time in Tripura, paddy was procured at MSP (minimum support price).”
He also gave credit to the Biplab Deb government for implementing seventh pay commission in Tripura slamming the previous Left Front government saying, “It was not done by those who claim to be champions of the workers and the poor.”
The prime minister listed out central schemes including recently launched PM Kisan, Ayushman Bharat, Ujjwala Yojana for LPG connection and insurance for workers to counter the opposition’s charge that the BJP-led government’s policies are not benefitting the people.
PM Modi lashed out at the parties working for opposition unity reiterating his charge that this is a ‘mahamilawat’ (highly adulterated) that favours “middlemen” in the government. “They are trying to form a ‘majboor’ (weak) government in Delhi. They are worried about the present ‘majboot’ (strong) government,” PM Modi said.
PM Modi alleged that “an olympic” is going on among the leaders of ‘mahamilawat’ to see “who hurls more abuses at Modi.” He said, “All the partners of ‘mahamilawat’ have understood that the youth, the poor and farmers of the country see their aspirations in Modi.”
“Those who get their photographs clicked in Delhi holding hands…and also in Kolkata…they don’t see to each other in Tripura, Kerala or Bengal…The people of the country will teach them a lesson for peddling lies,” he said.
Earlier, PM Modi reached Agartala after having unveiled a series of developmental projects in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. Here, he unveiled a statue of Tripura’s last ruler Birbikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur, and inaugurated a 23-km long railway track.