Rangapara: Prime Minister Naredra Modi emphasizes on his vision of development on Sunday in Assam. It came as a heavy attack on the Congress regime in Assam and alleged that the ruling party in the state has betrayed the people and their expectations in the last 15 years.
PM Modi was addressing a rally at Rangapara in Sonitpur district, said that there is a strong wind of change blowing in Assam which will uproot the Congress and its 15 years of bad governance.
He further said; “Why has this place not received the development it deserves? Who has made Assam poor? For 15 years, the people reposed faith in them but they betrayed the people and their aspirations,”
“Fifteen years in Assam, 60 years at the Centre and a PM from here for a decade. But please tell us what you (Congress) did for Assam? Lack of good governance in Assam for 15 years will end and there’ll be a new dawn of progress in Assam,” he said.
Prime Minister Modi envokes a deep feeling of trust among the voters that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would repay their love with development in Assam.
Evoking a lot of energy to the voters of Assam, the Prime Minister said it is his dream that all citizens have a house of their own by 2022.
“Why the poor did not have access to banks?. The Centre gave money to the Assam Government to build houses for poor but only one-third of that money was used,” he said.
The PM will later in the day address a rally in Barak Valley, which is of outmost importance for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) because it is contesting alone on all the 15 seats of valley going to polls in the first phase on April 4.
Adequate security arrangements have been made to avoid any mishappening.
The Election Commission has announced two-phase polling for the 14th Assam assembly elections on April 4 and 11. The counting will be held on May 19.
However, He also used the occasion to take a dig at former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who represents the state in Rajya Sabha.
The Prime Minister further said that he comes in Assam to fight against corruption and poverty and not against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.