Modi Tripura

Itanagar, Oct 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tripura later this month to inaugurate dwelling units built under PMAY, Chief Minister Manik Saha said.

The prime minister will go to the state either on October 27 or the next day and keep a public rally right here, except laying the inspiration stones of a few projects, Saha informed journalists right here. The state is due to hold its Assembly election in February next year.

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The Centre had sanctioned 1.60 lakh residing huts below Prime Minister Awas Yojana for the northeastern state during the 2021-22 financial year and many of the dwelling units are ready. Modi is also scheduled to go to Arunachal Pradesh, Saha said.

“If the prime minister goes to Arunachal Pradesh on October 27, he will visit Tripura on October 28, or else he will be here on October 27. The final tour programme has not been finalized yet,” he added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate the Donyi Polo airport, the first in Arunachal Pradesh, during his visit to the state.