PM Modi Are on a tour of Assam today. In Diphu, Assam, PM Modi said that it is a happy coincidence that today when the country is celebrating the nectar festival of independence, then we are also celebrating the 400th birth anniversary of the great son of this earth, Lachit Borphukan. His life is an inspiration of patriotism and national power. I bow to this great hero of the country from Karbi Anglong.
the PM He further said that the government of double engine, wherever it is, works with the spirit of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas. Today this resolve has become strong again on this land of Karbi Anglong. The work of carrying out the agreement that was signed for the permanent peace and rapid development of Assam is going on at a brisk pace. Today in Assam also the work of making more than 2600 Amrit Sarovar is being started. The construction of lakes is completely based on public participation. Such lakes have a rich tradition in the tribal society. With this, water reserves will be created in the villages, along with this they will also become a source of income.
He further said that since 2014, the difficulties in the North East are reducing, people are developing. Today, when someone comes to the tribal areas of Assam, goes to other states of North East, he also likes to see the situation changing. Apart from Assam, NLFT also took steps on the path of peace in Tripura. The problem related to Bru-Reang, which was going on for about two and a half decades, has also been resolved.
In September last year, several organizations of Karbi Anglong joined the resolve of peace and development. The Bodo Accord in 2020 opened new doors for lasting peace. For a long time, Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) has been there in many states of North East, but during the last 8 years due to the implementation of permanent peace and better law and order, we have removed AFSPA from many areas of North East.
With the spirit of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, the solution of border related matters is being sought today. The consensus reached between Assam and Meghalaya will encourage other matters as well. This will give impetus to the development aspirations of the entire region. The culture of tribal society, its language, food, food, art, handicrafts, all these are the rich heritage of India. Assam is even more prosperous in this matter. This cultural heritage connects India, strengthens the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.
He further said that in this nectar of independence, Karbi Anglong is also moving towards a new future of peace and development. Now from here we do not have to look back. In the coming few years, together we have to make up for the development, which we could not make in the last decades.