Congress avoids road development in border villages for fear of disturbing peace: Rijiju


Namsai (Arunachal Pradesh): Union Minister Kiran Rijiju on Sunday claimed that the Congress governments coming to the Center did not want to build proper roads in the villages of Arunachal Pradesh along the Indo-China border as they feared that the initiative would pass. I can facilitate. Army troops from the neighboring country in the border state.
Addressing a public rally here, Rijiju, who represents the Arunachal Pradesh West parliamentary constituency in the Lok Sabha, said that the scenario had changed after the NDA came to power at the Center. Ensure that motorcycle roads are built along the border.
Former Defense Minister AK Anthony had openly stated in Parliament that governments, since independence, have maintained a policy of avoiding road construction along the Chinese border, fearing that the Chinese army and people would be in Indian territory. They will break in and the peace will be broken. ”

The Law Minister said, “Governments coming to the Center with the same mentality ruled the country for decades without thinking about the development of the people in the border areas.
Rijiju noted that the Prime Minister has given him the responsibility to ensure that every development scheme reaches the last mile and the last person.

“We did not want to damage relations with our neighbor, at the same time ensuring that measures were taken to protect every inch of our territory. With that thought in mind, the Prime Minister made plans. Started, and today we are seeing the light of progress, “he said.

The Minister urged the elected representatives of the state to join hands with the Prime Minister in the North East Development Mission.

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