Shah attended the golden jubilee celebrations of the Ramakrishna Mission at Narottam Nagar in Tirap district, and also unveiled a statue of Shah Swami Vivekananda.
The Home Minister laid the foundation stone of the 51 feet high bronze statue of Lord Parashuram at the famous Parashuram Kund in Lohit district.
He said, “Whenever I visit Arunachal and hear ‘Joy Hind’ instead of ‘Namaste’, I feel proud. There is probably no such patriotism and awareness anywhere in the country except Arunachal Pradesh.”
He added, “Whenever we come to Arunachal, we go back with strength and patriotism, so I would like to thank the people of Arunachal for this. ”
He added, “Before 2014, when I went to the Northeast, I was shocked to hear that a member of the family I was with asked me if I was from India. In the last eight years since 2014, Modi The distance between Delhi and the Northeast has been bridged. The whole country loves the Northeast and all its kingdoms, and the Northeast today proudly says that we are part of the great nation of India, we are Indians, it is a big step forward in 8 short years. . ”
Shah said that till date no Prime Minister has visited North-East 50 times, but Modi has visited various states of North-East more than 50 times in 8 years.
“Until now, a Prime Minister was not concerned about the language of the North-East under the National Education Policy, but Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has confirmed primary education because of his concern for the languages of the North-East.
He said, “Modi has shown that the people of the Northeast should be emotionally connected with other parts of the country, and that the region should be connected with the rest of the country through air, rail and road links.” Closer connection with the North East by providing infrastructure projects worth thousands of crores of rupees for the North East.
More than 60 per cent of the disputed areas between Meghalaya and Assam, which have been in dispute for many years, have been resolved peacefully today. I hope we find a solution to the Arunachal-Assam border problem soon. ”
He said that the Modi government has never drawn a blueprint for the development of the North East in a structured way, but we have made this blueprint, the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Government of India has set the development agenda for the North East. In three parts.
Our first goal is not only to preserve the dialects, languages, dances, music and food traditions of the North East, but also to enrich them and make the nation proud.
Second, by ending all conflict, it is our responsibility to provide a platform for the youth of the Northeast to create a conflict-free, peaceful, extremist-free, disarmament-free environment through which they can compete with the youth of the world. Northeast.
The third goal is to move the eight northeastern states to the top of the list of the most developed states in the country.