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CM meet PM Modi, HM Amit Shah, discus state’s development


BY TC News Desk

Agartala, 27th June 2024:  Chief Minister Prof. Dr. Manik Saha met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss the overall development of the state.

In addition, Dr. Saha met Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda, to discuss various important issues related to the state’s development. Dr. Saha met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the New Parliament Building at New Delhi on Thursday. During the meeting, Dr. Saha greeted and congratulated PM Modi with a bouquet of flowers on taking charge as the Prime Minister for the third time. They discussed various important issues during their meeting.

On X, Dr. Saha wrote, “Delighted to meet with Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi Ji at the New Parliament House, New Delhi. I also conveyed the enthusiasm of sisters & brothers of #Tripura for Modi 3.0. We also discussed various developmental issues in order to fulfill our commitment of #ViksitBharat.”

During the meeting with PM Modi, Dr Saha has requested for new railway link from Belonia in Tripura to Feni in Bangladesh, Indo-Bangladesh connectivity via Maitri Bridge, Construction of 15 new Ekalavya Model Residential Schools, Conversation of single line to double line track, declaring MBB airport as International airport, Establishment of Agar International Trade and Research Centre at Agartala, Pending Negotiations with the Department of Economic Affairs for the World Bank assisted Element, to solve issue pending with LPAI, removing embargo on the export of value-added product to Bangladesh, inclusion Sabroom-Ramgarh-Chittagong and Sabroom-Ramgarh-Mongla route as the protocol route for transit and trans-shipment.

Dr Saha also requested for purchase gas from GAIL at a lower price, increase in Central Finance Commission Grants. Later, he met Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh at his official residence in a courtesy call on the same day.During the meeting, the Chief Minister has asked for GREF land to be transferred to the State and establishment of Sainik School at Assam Rifles Land at Teliamura/Udaipur.

He also met the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda and requested for AIIMS like institute, Medical College at Kulai under Dhalai District, one-time special grant to continue uninterrupted National Ambulance Services and extend the Regional Geriatric Centre Project.

Subsequently, he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and congratulated him.

During the meeting, Dr Saha has requested the Union Home Minister for sanctioning of two more IR battalions, releasing funds under Security Related Expenditure, releasing funds for purchasing various items for seizures and sampling storage and disposal of NDPS.

Additionally, Dr. Saha met the Governor of Tripura, Indrasena Reddy Nallu, in a courtesy call, and Padma Shri Chitta Ranjan Debbarma Maharaj at Tripura Bhawan, Delhi.

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