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Whirlwind visit of PM in NE

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Agartala, February 8, 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi would undertake a whirlwind in three north-eastern states on Saturday. PM will visit Guwahati, Itanagar and Agartala tomorrow.

 He will lay foundation stone for Greenfield Airport at Itanagar, Sela Tunnel and North East Gas Grid.

He will inaugurate DD Arun Prabha Channel and Garjee - Belonia Railway Line. He will also unveil several other development projects in the three states.

The last leg of the PM’s visit will be in Agartala.  PM will dedicate to the nation Garjee - Belonia Railway Line through unveiling of plaque at Swami Vivekananda Stadium here. This line will boost Tripura as the gateway to South and Southeast Asia. PM will also inaugurate New Complex of Tripura Institute of Technology at Narsingarh.

Prime Minister will unveil the statue of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, Agartala. Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur is widely regarded as the creator of modern Tripura.

He is credited with planning of Agartala city. Unveiling of his statue is in line with the Union Government’s policy of honouring the unsung heroes of India, who have contributed greatly to nation building.