In the wake of election results announced on March 3 across three North Eastern States of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that elections can be won by democracy and politics of development. Modi was addressing BJP workers and supporters at its Central Office on the occasion of the historic victory of the NDA under the leadership of the BJP in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya. Significantly, Modi said that “people’s hearts cannot be won by politics of violence, racism and hatred”.
Pointing out that people of the country had expressed their full faith in the BJP, Modi mentioned that after he became Prime Minister in 2014, the BJP government had started a campaign to prevent the attacks on North-East youths in Delhi and succeeded in building confidence of people from the North-East.
He said that the entire secretariat of the DoNER Ministry goes to every state of the northeast, some ministers of the Central Government spend a day in some state of the North-East every 15 days and the development works there have been expedited.
Modi also said that results from the three States were the beginning of a new era in the country. He said that the people of the North East have come to support the Act of East India Policy, and expressed commitment to working for the people of the Northeast and fulfilling their dreams. He said that the truth of Bharatiya Janata Party has reached the common man of the country despite the propaganda of the Opposition.
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