Imphal, Jan 01: During his visit to Manipur and Tripura on January 4, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate numerous projects and speak at public rallies, officials said.
The PM will address a public gathering in Imphal and launch some projects in the poll-bound state, a government official confirmed.
N. Biren Singh, the Chief Minister of Manipur along with other senior officials are in contact with the Prime Minister’s Office, but the PM’s detailed program hasn’t yet been finalized.
Next year, there will be polls in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, and Uttar Pradesh along with elections for the 60-seat Manipur Assembly.
Union Home Minister, Amit Shah has addressed two public meetings virtually from Delhi while president of the BJP J.P. Nadda has visited Manipur four times in the last three months to address several public events.
He will also inaugurate the renovated Agartala airport’s Maharaja Bir Bikram terminal building and several other projects in Tripura. His last public address will be in Agartala before he leaves for New Delhi.
Kumar Alok, the Tripura Chief Secretary, briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday about the projects and schemes the state is launching.
Several new buildings were constructed and other infrastructure was built to accommodate about 1,200 passengers at a time under the Rs 438 crore project, according to an Airport Authority of India official.
Upon inauguration, the Maharaja Bir Bikram airport will be a designated international airport, the official said, after it is declared the second busiest airport in the northeastern region following the Guwahati airport.