Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday urged the people of Tripura to allow the Bharatiya Janata Party to form the government for the second time and promised to make the northeastern state number one in the country. After the Manipur assembly elections, Shah’s visit assumes significance as Tripura will hold assembly elections in 2023.
Addressing a public meeting at Swami Vivekananda Maidan in Agartala to mark the completion of four years of the BJP-IPFT government, Shah said, “I assure you that we have managed Tripura well in these four years. Next year after we complete five years, give us one more chance and we will make Tripura the number one state in the country.”
Appealing for support for his party, Shah said, “I will be back soon.” Before coming, we will fulfill every election promise and again seek your support. Only Modiji and (CM) Biplabji and (Deputy CM) Jishnuji can do development here.”
He also said that there has been a 30 per cent reduction in various crimes like murder, rape, kidnapping in Tripura and a 10-fold increase in the conviction rate and health insurance, double income for farmers, housing assistance, etc. due to double engine government. have been provided.
He also announced that 33 per cent seats would be reserved for women in government jobs. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, she launched the Women Empowerment Project in Anandnagar, on the outskirts of Agartala.
He also laid the foundation stone of National Forensic Science University campus at Anandnagar. Launching a scathing attack on the Left, Shah said that political killings, violence are characteristics of communist regime and added that terrorist attacks and infiltration used to happen during the regimes of Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, whereas peace and development happened only under the rule of BJP. Was.
He said that development started in the Northeast under the rule of BJP government where terrorism, violence, infiltration, corruption used to happen under the previous regime of CPM and Congress.
After landing at the Maharaja Bir Bikram airport, Shah offered prayers at the Tripureswari Temple, one of the 51 shaktipeeths in the world in Gomti district, and also unveiled the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Heritage Promotion Campaign (PRASAD) scheme in the temple complex.