PM Modi will be on a two-day visit to the Northeast from Tuesday. During this, he will take part in the swearing-in ceremonies of new governments in three states of the region. Assam Health Minister Keshav Mahant said that the Prime Minister will also participate in the cabinet meeting of the Assam government during his overnight stay here.
BJP-affiliated alliances have returned to power in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura. The results of the assembly elections of these states were declared on March 2. The new government will take oath from Tuesday for the next two days.
After the cabinet meeting, Mahant told a press conference that the Prime Minister would reach the Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here at 10 am on Tuesday and from there he would directly go to Meghalaya. The NPP-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) has staked claim to form the government for the second consecutive term in the state. The leader of this alliance is Konrad Sangma and he has the support of 32 MLAs. The BJP is part of this alliance and has got a ministerial berth.
Will participate in the swearing-in ceremony of the Nagaland government
Mahant told that after attending the swearing-in ceremony in Shillong, Modi will leave for Kohima and he will be present at the swearing-in ceremony of the new government of Nagaland. NDPP and BJP alliance in Nagaland has won 37 out of 60 seats.
Mahant told that the Prime Minister will return to Guwahati tomorrow at 5 pm and he will hold a meeting with the Assam cabinet at the state guest house here at 7.45 pm.
PM said that on Wednesday he will go to Tripura at 9.40 am to take part in the swearing-in of the Manik Saha government and will return to Delhi from there.