Union Home and Cooperation Minister Shri Amit Shah on 1st April inaugurated several development works of Rs. 2415 crore in Aizawl Mizoram. Several dignitaries including the Chief Minister of Mizoram Shri Zoramthanga were present on the occasion.
In his address, Shri Amit Shah said that it was a very important day for Mizoram as the new Battalion Headquarter of Assam Rifles is being inaugurated here. He said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the Central Government and the Mizoram Government are committed to serve the people of the state and in this direction today 11 different schemes worth about Rs. 2500 crore have been inaugurated and the foundation stone has been laid.
The Union Home Minister said that for the all-round development of Mizoram, the foundation stone of 4 new road projects worth about Rs. 1200 crores has also been laid today, which will significantly increase the industry and trade of Mizoram and trade between Mizoram and Myanmar. He said that the peace established in Mizoram today is an unprecedented example of the success of India’s democracy.
Shri Amit Shah said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the entire Northeast is moving forward on a new path of peace, stability and development today. He said that once upon a time violence was spread by insurgent groups in the Northeast, there was lack of rail, road and air connectivity and there was no sign of development. However, in the last 9 years due to the efforts of the Government of India under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and with the cooperation of the people of the Northeast, there has been peace in Northeast, connectivity has increased and there has been development at par with other parts of India. Shri Shah said that the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Modi is making the entire Northeast conflict-free, insurgency-free and peaceful.