Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Arunachal Pradesh for the first time since the Doklam situation previous year, to inaugurate the Dorjee Khandu state convention centre and Civil Secretariat in Itanagar. "That was the situation in our country earlier", PM Modi said while taking an apparent dig at the Congress. "On forming the government in Tripura, we will fully investigate political murders and punish the guilty", the prime minister said A news channel reporter was killed on September 20 while covering an IPFT programme, while local vernacular daily journalist was shot dead inside the battalion headquarters of Tripura State Rifles on November 21.
"China's position on the China-India boundary question is consistent and clear-cut", said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang in response to Modi's day-long visit to the Indian state.
Speaking at the gathering, Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu assured that the BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh will give account of every penny granted by the central government. He said that conferences and cultural activities will draw government officials and private companies.
"We must go to all states and that is why I came to Shillong for a northeastern council meeting and an important meeting related to agriculture was held in Sikkim". He also urged the ministers to hold meetings at the Centre, and said that it isn't necessarily to attend all meetings in the Capital of the nation.
The health sector needs special attention. The PM will address two rallies at Santirbazar (12 noon) and Agartala (3pm) on the penultimate day of campaigning for the February 18 elections. BJP spearhead is later expected to relaunch the Doordarshan in the state.