Ahead of the NDA government's third anniversary, the Congress today demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi comes out with a white paper on the state of the economy and makes public the GDP numbers as per old formula besides details of those given jobs in last three years.
Modi, whose Bharatiya Janata Party government completed three years in office on Friday, named the bridge after singer Bhupen Hazarika.
The engineering marvel has been built by the ministry for road transport and highways at a cost of Rs2,056 crore and reduces the distance from Rupai in Assam to Meka, Roing, in Arunachal Pradesh by 165km.
The Prime Minister will address a rally at Khanapara Veterinary College Field in Guwahati in the evening on the occasion of completion of three years of his government.
It runs 9.15 km from end to end, including 4.25 km between the river's north and south banks, longer than Bandra-Worli Sea Link by 5.6 km. which includes construction of 28.5 km approach roads.
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"Government's decision to revoke import duty on wheat only harmed the farmers' interests", he said. He added: "At the completion of three years of the NDA government, I have decided to make this announcement for the agriculture sector as there are much possibilities, particularly for the youth of the country".
"The future of the country is dark both from the economic and social point of view". In addition to being a strategic asset, the new bridge will also serve the civilians and will bring a huge respite to those traveling between the two regions.
Mohapatra further said that the Modi led government is a transparent government working for the poor in the country.
From PM Modi's call to the people of India from the ramparts of the Red Fort after taking oath in 2014, the government's cleanliness programme has come a long way. He said his Government is working towards boosting prosperity and welfare of the people in the North-East through this "panch-tatva".