The Election Commission is expected to announce the assembly election dates in the first week of March in five states, including Assam. Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicated this at a rally on Monday. He also said that the Northeast including Assam was ignored for decades. At a rally at Silapathar in Dhemaji district of Assam, Prime Minister Modi said, 'Last time (in 2016), the dates of the Assam assembly elections were announced on March 4, this time also the announcement of dates in the first week of March. Have an estimate. However, it is the work of the Election Commission. '

Will visit electoral states as often as possible

Inaugurating and laying the foundation stone of five major projects worth Rs 3,222 crore in the fields of gas, oil and education, Prime Minister Modi said that he would visit Assam, Bengal, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala as often as possible during the elections. Assembly elections are expected to be held in these states in April-May.

Now Delhi is not far at your door

The Prime Minister said that those who ruled the country for decades after independence, felt that there was too much distance between Dispur and Delhi. But, he further said that now Delhi is not far away, at your doorstep. He reiterated the commitment to develop the region. Let us know that Dispur is the capital of Assam. Praising the Sarbananda Sonowal government of Assam, he said that the central and state governments have worked in a balanced manner over the years for the development of the region.

Not Manmohan, Assam gets royalty due to Modi: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi, due to which Assam was able to get his royalty of six thousand crores of oil, the former Manmohan government failed to give it. Pradhan said that when Prime Minister Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Manmohan Singh not only refused to give his royalty to Gujarat but also did not have royalty to Assam, where he represented.