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PM Modi Addresses Rallies In Arunachal And Tripura

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| February 15 , 2018 , 17:16 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on a day-long visit to Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, inaugurated the new Civil Secretariat complex and Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre in Itanagar on Thursday.

Speaking in Itanagar, Modi slammed the previous regimes under the Congress party. He said, "there is no dearth of funds in our country. But when a bucket carrying water has a hole, it will leak. That was the situation in our country earlier."

Addressing the rally in Arunachal Pradesh's capital Itanagar and assuring people over the development of health infrastructure, PM said a lot is needed to be done in the health sector not only in the northeast but across the country.

He said, "The health sector needs special attention. Healthcare has to be of good quality and it must be affordable. We are working towards building medical colleges in all parts of the country." 

"Ayushman Bharat scheme will take the lead in providing quality and affordable healthcare." PM Modi further added. 

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PM Modi announced the Naharlagun-New Delhi express, saying that it will run twice a week and that it would now be called the Arunachal Pradesh Express.

Praising the Chief Minister Pema Khandu on the work that he has done for the state PM Modi said that Mr Khandu had prepared a "top quality roadmap" on how Arunachal Pradesh should be in 2027.

In Tripura, Modi addressed a rally at the Santir Bazaar town located in south Tripura. Addressing the public gathering he directly attacked the Manik Sarkar Government and said people of Tripura have suffered for 25 years due to the misrule of left party. He urged the people of Tripura to remove them from power.

"What is the reason that Left government in Tripura is neither ensuring the minimum wages and nor implementing the recommendations of seventh pay commission?" Modi questioned. 

The BJP is putting all its efforts to unseat the Left government in the state. Manik Sarkar is currently serving his fourth term, one of the longest in Indian politics.