PM Narendra Modi on Monday hinted that the first week of March may undergo ballot dates for four states — Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala — and the Union Territory of Puducherry at the potential for the Election Commission.
“In 2016, assembly poll dates were announced on March 4. This year, it is my assumption that the EC will announce the dates by March 7,” he stated on his third go in a month to poll-bound Assam.
PM Modi later travelled to Bengal’s Hooghly, the place he spoke of “ashol parivartan (real change)”. Sources stated the ballot schedule for the state could be introduced after Modi holds a rally at Kolkata’s Brigade Parade Ground early in the subsequent month. The rally would be the fruits of six (*7*) by BJP throughout the poll-bound state.
In Assam’s Silapathar, the PM devoted three power infrastructure initiatives within the state worth over Rs 3,000 crore to the folks. He additionally inaugurated the state’s seventh engineering school at Dhemaji and laid the muse for the development of the eighth such school at Sualkuchi close to Guwahati.
Addressing the gathering at Dhemaji, Modi accused the sooner governments of treating the area “in a stepmotherly way”. “Those who ruled the country for decades had considered Dispur far from Delhi. This thinking caused a lot of loss to Assam. Now, Delhi is not far from you. Delhi is standing at your door,” he stated.
He stated Union ministers have been making common visits to know the difficulties confronted by the folks of the state and see the work being achieved on the bottom. “I, too, have come to Assam many times so that I can be among you and become a participant in your development journey. Assam has everything that every citizen needs to live a better life. Now, the need is opportunity for development. The double engine that is running has to be strengthened. I assure the people of Assam that with your cooperation, and your blessings, there will be development at a faster pace.”
The PM indicated that he hoped to make many extra visits. “My efforts will be, assuming the election dates are announced by March 7, to come to Assam and go to West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as much as possible till then.” Last week, Modi had remotely launched a number of highways, water and digital connectivity initiatives worth Rs 9,500 crore in Assam.