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Elections 2022 Live Updates: Previous govts neglected northeast, alienated people, says PM Modi in Imphal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting poll-bound Manipur today to inaugurate 13 projects and lay foundation stones of nine more.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting poll-bound Manipur today to inaugurate 13 projects and lay foundation stones of nine more.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting poll-bound Manipur today to inaugurate 13 projects and lay foundation stones of nine more. The 22 projects taken together are worth Rs 4,800 crore. On Wednesday, he will be laying foundation stones of development projects worth over Rs 42,750 crore, including the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway and a PGI satellite centre.

On Monday, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav claimed that Lord Krishna comes to his dreams every night to tell him that he would form the government and establish Ram Rajya in Uttar Pradesh after the state’s upcoming assembly polls. Former UP chief minister Yadav made the claim, albeit in a lighter vein, during a function held for the induction of BJP’s Bahraich MLA Madhuri Verma into his party.

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1:51 (IST) 4 Jan 2022
PM Modi launches BJP poll campaign in Manipur; says previous govts ignored Northeast, alienated people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday accused the previous governments in New Delhi of neglecting the Northeast, as he launched a raft of development projects ahead of the assembly elections due in the state early next year. Read More

12:58 (IST) 4 Jan 2022
Previous govts neglected northeast, alienated people: PM Modi in Imphal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressing a gathering in Imphal said that the previous governments in Manipur neglected the region resulting in alienation of the people from the rest of the country.

11:11 (IST) 4 Jan 2022
Akhilesh Yadav to visit Ayodhya on Jan 8-9

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav will be visiting Ayodhya on January 8, 9 as a part of his ongoing ‘Samajwadi Vijay Rath Yatra’. This will be the 11th phase of his ambitious Rath Yatra as crucial assembly elections inch closer.

Meanwhile, amid the sharp spike in COVID-19 cases across states, the Election Commission has asked five poll-bound states to ramp up Covid-19 vaccination. EC wrote to the chief secretaries of five poll-bound states, asking them to ‘accelerate’ the pace of Covid-19 vaccination and expressed concerns over the low percentage of first dose coverage in Manipur.