17 Dec 2022

PM Narendra Modi, HM Amit Shah On Important Tour of North East Amidst Border Tension With China

New Delhi: Chinese soldiers have been given a befitting reply by Indian soldiers in Tawang. After this the matter was raised from the Pentagon to the White House and the UN. In India too, the opposition remained aggressive on this issue. Meanwhile, there is news of PM and Home Minister going on North-East tour amidst border tension with China.

Modi will grace the Golden Jubilee celebration of NEC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will grace the Golden Jubilee celebration of the North Eastern Council (NEC) at Shillong on 18th December. He will address an official meeting of the NEC as well as a public meeting on this occasion.

The official meeting of the Council will be held at the State Convention Centre Auditorium while the public meeting will be organised at the Polo Grounds in Shillong.

Union Home Minister, DoNER (Department of Development of North Eastern Region) Ministers, Governors and Chief Ministers of the North Eastern states, Central Ministers belonging to the North Eastern Region, local MPs and MLAs and nominated Members of the NEC will also attend the celebration.

10,000 people are expected at the public meeting: For the public meeting, besides the local population, prominent citizens, achievers, representatives of Self Help Groups, Farmers’ Groups from all the eight North Eastern states will also be in attendance. Presence of approximately 10,000 people is expected at the public meeting.  

North Eastern Council (NEC) was established by an Act of the Parliament in 1971. It was formally inaugurated on 7th November, 1972 at Shillong, and has completed 50 years in November 2022. The Golden Jubilee celebration of the NEC is being held in Shillong on the 18th December 2022.

PM will inaugurate various important projects of NE Region: During the day, the Prime Minister will inaugurate various important projects of the North Eastern Region including Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Shillong, NEC projects and Meghalaya state projects and lay foundation stones for some other projects. He will also dedicate 4G towers of Meghalaya.

Golden Footprints will be released: The “Golden Footprints”, a commemorative volume chronicling NEC’s contribution towards the development of the North Eastern Region over the last fifty years, will also be released during the Golden Jubilee event. 

Jubilee Celebration is expected to provide a new platform for NEC: The Jubilee Celebration is expected to provide a new platform for the NEC to deliver even better in the days to come and to spearhead more development initiatives as has done effectively in the last five decades across the eight North Eastern states.

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