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CPM govt has ruined Tripura by turning ganatantra into a ‘Gun Tantra’: PM Modi

In his first visit to Arunachal Pradesh post the Doklam standoff with China last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a departure from the past, more ministers and officials from the Centre were visiting the north-east regularly.

CPM govt has ruined Tripura by turning ganatantra into a 'Gun Tantra': PM Modi PM Narendra Modi addressing a rally in Agartala (BJP Twitter)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that CPM government in Tripura had halted the development of the state.

PM Modi addressed two public gatherings on the last day of the campaigning in the state which goes to polls on Sunday. “The arrogance of Left government has become a barrier to development and welfare of people in Tripura,”  said the prime minister while addressing a rally at Asthabal Maidan, Agartala.

He also promised the people that once the BJP forms the government in the state, it will implement the seventh pay recommendations like they have been implemented in the other states of the country.

Earlier in the day, he inaugurated the Dorjee Khandu state convention centre and Civil Secretariat in Itanagar and asked his ministers to hold more meetings in the north-east than in the national capital. In his first visit to Arunachal Pradesh post the Doklam standoff with China last year, Modi said in a departure from the past, more ministers and officials from the Centre were visiting the north-east regularly.

Modi in Arunachal, Tripura Highlights:

  1. 5:29PM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi ends his speech at Asthabal Maidan, Agartala

    PM Narendra Modi concludes his speech. "New BJP government in Tripura will be the youngest in the country. Almost all BJP candidates are young. The state will benefit from exuberance and energy of the youth," says PM Modi. 

  2. 5:21PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Communists have no right to talk about poor and labourers, says PM Modi in Agartala

    "In Delhi, communists take out rallies for employment and give slogans for salaries. It has been 20 years, why labourers of Tripura don't get minimum wages? Communists have no right to talk about poor and labourers. It is their double standards. In Tripura, government employees still get salary according to the 4th pay commission whereas 7th pay commission has been implemented across India," says PM Modi. 

  3. 5:18PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Left's arrogance has become a barrier in Tripura's development: PM Modi

    "The arrogance of Left government has become a barrier to development and welfare of people in Tripura,"  says PM Modi. 

  4. 5:13PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Why Congress, CPM did not form alliance in Tripura, asks PM Modi
  5. 5:09PM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi attacks Manik Sarkar govt over minimum wages

    'The total area of ponds and pits claimed to be dug under MGNREGA in Tripura comes out to be more than the total area of the state. This is the extent of daylight loot under Manik Sarkar government here,' says PM Modi. 

    'Those who are not paying minimum wages to workers in Tripura have no right to protest in Delhi. We will pay minimum wages to workers in Tripura after BJP forms the government in the state' he adds. 

  6. 5:04PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Fund provided by Centre not used for Tripura's development by the state govt: PM Modi

    "This CPM government is a government of scams. 80 per cent of the fund to the Tripura is provided by the Centre. However, it's not used for the development of the state. Ministers of the current government are involved in the Rose valley chit funds and therefore, the investigation has not made any headway," says PM Modi. 

  7. 5:02PM
    15 Feb, 18
  8. 4:56PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Left parties do not believe in democracy, says PM Modi in Agartala

    'Left parties do not believe in democracy. They murdered our 10 karyakartas. It's time to pay homage to brave journalists and karyakartas who have been murdered for political reasons in Tripura,' says PM Modi. 

    "Once we form the government here, we will conduct a high-level probe into all the political killings and killings of journalists," he adds.

  9. 4:55PM
    15 Feb, 18
    CPM govt has ruined Tripura by turning ganatantra into a 'Gun Tantra': PM Modi

    "We believe in 'Ganatantra'. But the Left government has ruined Tripura by turning it into a 'Gun Tantra'," says PM Modi. 

  10. 4:51PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Congress expert in corruption, CPM in violence: PM Modi

    Congress party and Communists have joined hand and they are two sides of the same coin. Congress is expert in corruption and CPM in violence," says PM Modi. 

  11. 4:46PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Tripura will move on path of progress when 'Reds' are removed from power: PM Modi

    'We have to stop in traffic when there is 'Red light'. In the same manner, Tripura will move on the path of progress when the 'Reds' (Left government) are removed from power,' says PM Modi in Agartala. 

  12. 4:42PM
    15 Feb, 18
    No development took place in Tripura during Left's regime: PM Modi

    "For over two decades, the Left ruled the state of Tripura but nowhere we can see development. Can any resident of Tripura say that development has been prioritised in the state? I was just told that traffic signals were installed here and they (state government) consider it a big task," says PM Modi. 

  13. 4:34PM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi begins address in Agartala

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his address at Asthabal Maidan in Agartala. "I thank people of Agartala for the overwhelming support they have shown today," he says.

  14. 3:45PM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi concludes his speech in Shantir Bazar, urges people of Tripura to make BJP win and bring development in the state

    PM Narendra Modi ends his public address at Shanti Bazar with chants of Chalo Paltai.  Urging people to throw out the long-ruling Left front government in Tripura, PM Modi accuses the Left government of keeping the state behind in India's development.  "I urge all to make BJP win and bring development in Tripura," he says.  He will now head to Asthabal Maidan.

  15. 3:40PM
    15 Feb, 18
    China protests PM Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal

    Meanwhile, China has voiced its "firm opposition" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh which it claims as part of South Tibet and said it would lodge a diplomatic protest with India.

    "China's position on the China-India boundary question is consistent and clear-cut," PTI quoted Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang as saying. "The Chinese government has never recognised the so-called Arunachal Pradesh and is firmly opposed to the Indian leader's visit to the disputed area," Geng was quoted as saying by state-run Xinhua news agency.

  16. 3:35PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Want to enhance connectivity in Tripura, says PM Modi

    "We want to enhance connectivity in Tripura. In our journey to build a 'New India', we also want to build a modern and new Tripura," says PM Modi. 

  17. 3:33PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Communist Party believes in violence and 'gun-tantra': PM Modi

    'Communist Party does not believe in 'gantantra' (democracy), they believe in violence and 'gun-tantra',' says PM Modi in Shantir Bazar.

  18. 3:28PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Will implement recommendations of 7th pay commission after forming govt in Tripura, says PM Modi

    'Tripura employees still get salary according to the Fourth Pay Commission, while the 7th Pay Commission has been implemented across the country. The leftist government has kept employees deprived of their rights,' says PM Modi. 

    "What is the reason that Left government in Tripura is neither ensuring the minimum wages and nor implementing the recommendations of 7th pay commission? After forming BJP government in Tripura, we will implement recommendations of 7th pay commission, providing right to the government employees,' he adds. 

  19. 3:26PM
    15 Feb, 18
    BJP will provide minimum wages to all workers after coming to power in Tripura: PM Modi

    "Why is it that people here do not get the minimum wages? The Communist government here has ruled the state for 25 years and ruined it. We promise BJP will provide minimum wages to all workers after forming a government in the state," says PM Modi in Agartala. 

  20. 3:25PM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi begins address in Shantir Bazar, attacks Left government in the state

    Addressing a public gathering in Shantir Bazar, Agartala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said people of Tripura have suffered for 25 years due to the misrule of Left party. "I urge people of the state to remove them from power," said PM Modi

  21. 1:40PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Tripura people are tired of CPI(M) government, says senior BJP member Sunil Deodhar

    Addressing a rally at in Pecharthal in Tripura, senior BJP member Sunil Deodhar said the people were tired of the CPI(M) government. "Tripura people are tired of CPI(M) government under whose rule the number of unemployed people has gone up from 85,000 to 7.5 lakh. They want change," he said.

  22. 12:23PM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi takes a dig at Congress

    The is no dearth of money in the country, but if there is a hole in the bucket then how will water hold. Out country has been running like this in the past (Iss desh mein paise ki kami nahi hai, lekin agar baalti mein chedd ho toh paani bharega kya? Humaare desh mein pehle aise hi chala hai), says PM.

  23. 12:17PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Naharlagun-New Delhi train will be called Arunachal Pradesh express, says PM

    The Naharlagun-New Delhi express will run twice a week and will be called Arunachal Pradesh express, says PM. "I want to compliment CM Pema Khandu for the wonderful work he is doing. He has prepared a top quality roadmap on how Arunachal Pradesh should be in 2027. And, he did not only ask officials for inputs but also asked people from all walks of life," says Modi.

    PM Modi addresses a rally in Itanagar on Thursday. (Source: ANI)

  24. 12:13PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Morarji Desai was the last PM to attend North East Council meeting, says Modi

    Morarji Desai was the last PM to attend the North East Council meeting. No PM got the time to attend it after that. They became very busy. But I have come because of you. That's why I went to attend the North East Council meeting, says PM Narendra Modi in Itanagar.

  25. 12:10PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Ayushman Bharat scheme will provide affordable healthcare, says PM

    For farmers, we are ensuring they get better access to markets, says PM Modi. Speaking on the Ayushman Bharat scheme, Modi said it will take the lead in providing quality and affordable healthcare. "The health sector needs special attention. Healthcare has to be of good quality and it must be affordable. Stents were exorbitantly priced. We brought the prices down so that the poor and middle-class families benefit," says PM. READ MORE: Ayushman Bharat Yojana to bring ‘paradigm shift’ in health sector: PM Modi

    PM Narendra Modi at the inauguration of Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre in Itanagar. (Source: PIB)

  26. 12:07PM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi speaks of developing health sector

    "There is so much work to do in the health sector. One aspect is human resource development, other is infra and there is also the need to use modern technology in the sector. We are working towards building medical colleges in all parts of the nation. This is because, when one studies in a particular area, one becomes better acquainted with the local health challenges," says PM.

  27. 12:05PM
    15 Feb, 18
    Modi says ministers are visiting the north-east states frequently

    "I can tell you with great pride that ministers and officials from the Centre are visiting the North-east very regularly," says PM.

    A huge crowd gathered at the public meeting to see PM Modi. (Source: PIB)

  28. 11:59AM
    15 Feb, 18
    Modi pitches for holding government meetings in north-east states

    "I am personally going to tell people to go to Arunachal Pradesh and hold your important meetings at the convention centre," says PM Modi in Itanagar. "Why should meetings only be held in the national capital. We must go to all states and that is why I came to Shillong for a Northeastern Council meeting and an important meeting related to agriculture was held in Sikkim," Modi says.

    PM Modi plants sapling at Governor House, Arunachal Pradesh. (Source: PIB)

  29. 11:52AM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM inaugurates new Arunachal Civil Secretariat in Itanagar

    PM Narendra Modi inaugurates various projects, including Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre and Arunachal Civil Secretariat in Itanagar. "Most of the key departments are based in the new Arunachal secretariat. This makes it easier for people coming from distant villages because they do not need to move from one place to another. Everything is in one place only. Coordination and convenience are enhanced," says PM Modi in Itanagar

  30. 11:36AM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi to address public meeting in Itanagar
  31. 9:35AM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi will inaugurate the Arunachal Civil Secretariat at Itanagar

    Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju gave us a glimpse of the Arunachal Civil Secretariat at Itanagar that PM Modi will inaugurate today. He posted the picture on his Twitter handle on Wednesday.

  32. 9:16AM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi seeks ideas for Mann ki Baat programme

    Meanwhile, in a tweet on Thursday, the PM has asked the public for ideas and inputs that they would like to him to incorporate for this month's Mann Ki Baat radio programme, which will happen on February 25.

  33. 9:06AM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi will address two rallies in Tripura

    From Arunachal, PM Narendra Modi will proceed to Tripura, where he will address two rallies at Santirbazar (12 noon) and Agartala (3 pm). Follow the live updates here on PM's final visit to Tripura before elections on February 18.

  34. 8:48AM
    15 Feb, 18
    PM Modi to arrive in Itanagar soon, will inaugurate various projects

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to arrive in Itanagar soon. This will be his first visit to Arunachal Pradesh after the Doklam standoff with China last year. Modi’s visit may irk China, which treats parts of Arunachal as “disputed area”. During his visit, Modi will inaugurate the Dorjee Khandu state convention centre and relaunch Doordarshan for the Northeast in Arunachal Pradesh. Modi is also expected to dedicate the State Civil Secretariat building to the nation and lay the foundation stone of the academic block of Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Science, according to a government statement.