On visit to North East of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also inaugurating several key projects.
It need be mentioned that he is leading the Bharatiya Janata Party’s campaign ahead of this year’s Lok Sabha election.
The prime minister began his visit to the northeast by laying the foundation of a greenfield airport at Hollongi in Parum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh.
It is said that the airport will not only boost the region’s connectivity and economic growth but will also be of strategic importance.
PM Modi also launched a project to construct a strategic tunnel in Sela, which will reduce travel time to the India-China border town of Tawang by over an hour.
In Guwahati, PM Modi laid the foundation of a six-lane bridge over the river Brahmaputra and kicked-off construction work of an All India Institute of Medical Sciences or
AIIMS – India’s premier hospital and medical research facility – at Changsari, which is approximately 22 kilometers from Guwahati.