Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday indicated that the dates of assembly elections in Assam and other states will be announced by the Election Commission in the first week of March.
The Prime Minister stepped forward for ‘Atmanabir Bharat’ and praised the new education policy (NEP 2020), saying it focused on regional language education that would benefit the children and tribal people of tea workers in Assam.
Addressing a huge public meeting at Silapathar in Dhemaji district of eastern Assam, Modi said, “Last time (2016), the assembly election date for Assam was announced on March 4, this time also in the first week of March. The dates are expected to be announced though, it is the work of the Election Commission. “The Prime Minister said,” For the elections, I will visit Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, “five mega projects worth Rs 3,222 crore. After inaugurating and laying the foundation, I said. Gas, oil and education sector.
The Election Commission visited the five Election Commissions on several occasions to review the preparations for the elections and to plug loopholes in conducting the elections.
PM Modi also inaugurated several development projects on Monday and laid the foundation stone for five mega projects worth Rs 3,000 crore in the gas, oil and education sectors.
Assembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry are expected in April-May. A full bench of the Election Commission headed by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora has already visited all five states and held meetings with political parties, officials and others.