PM addresses at the Golden Jubilee and 36th Statehood Day celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh » Bhajpa Ki Baat
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated people of Arunachal Pradesh on the Golden Jubilee and 36th Statehood Day celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh. He lauded them for strengthening their identity as the land of the rising sun over the last 50 years. He also quoted lines from the famous Bharat Ratna, Dr Bhupen Hazarika’s famous song ‘Arunachal Hamara’. He was speaking on the occasion of Golden Jubilee and 36th Statehood Day celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh today.
The Prime Minister praised Arunachal Pradesh for promoting the feeling of patriotism and social harmony and also for preserving the cultural legacy of the country. He paid tributes to the martyrs from Arunachal Pradesh who laid down their lives for the country. “Be it the Anglo-Abor war or the security of the border after independence, the tales of valour of the people of Arunachal are a priceless heritage for every Indian”, the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister recalled his many visits to the state and expressed satisfaction with the pace of development under the Double-Engine-Government under the Chief Minister Shri Pema Khandu. “The Path of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas will ensure a better future for Arunachal Pradesh”, he said.
The Prime Minister reiterated his belief that Eastern India, specially North-Eastern India will be the engine of India’s development in 21st century. He also listed steps undertaken during the last 7 years. Extensive work is going on in the field of connectivity and power infrastructure and that is making the lives and business in Arunachal Pradesh easier. All capitals in the region are being rail-connected on priority basis. “We are working with full force to make Arunachal a major gateway to East Asia. In view of the strategic role of Arunachal, modern Infrastructure is being built in the state”, said the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister noted Arunachal progressing in harmony with nature and culture. “Due to your efforts, Arunachal is one of the most important area of Bio Diversity”, the Prime Minister complimented the people of Arunachal Pradesh.
Shri Modi also expressed happiness on the Chief Minister’s efforts for development in the fields of health, education, skill development, women empowerment and self-help groups. The Prime Minister also praised the Union Law Minister Shri Kiren Rijiju for continuously working for the development of the state.
The Prime Minister also reiterated his commitment for realising Arunachal’s tourism potential at the global level.
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