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PM assured wholehearted support for all round development of Assam, NE: Sonowal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Wednesday assured wholehearted support to the people of and the Northeastern region to achieve all-round development and growth, said.

This was conveyed to by the when the called on Modi here to extend his greetings for the BJP-led NDA's second consecutive victory in the Lok Sabha polls.

"The assured full cooperation for the all round development of and the Northeast. He has assured that the central government will do the needful for the speedy growth of the people of the region," told here after his meeting with the PM.

The said he has discussed with the prime minister various development projects currently being undertaken in Assam and apprised him about the steps being taken by the for its timely completion.

Sonowal said during the first term of the Modi government, Assam and the Northeast region have seen tremendous development, which included building several major bridges, construction of national highways and expansion of

"I am sure, in the second term of the Modi government, Assam and the Northeast will see more development projects being implemented," he said.

The chief minister said he has congratulated the prime minister on behalf of the people of Assam on being elected for the second consecutive term, which happened due to the "value-based change" he (Modi) has brought into the country.

"The prime minister has won the heart of the people of because of his dedication, honest administration and the exceptional service he has rendered in the last five years," he said.

The BJP won nine of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam.

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 14:35 IST