Responding to Chinese objection on her visit, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "What is the problem?"
Earlier on February 8, the Prime Minister addressed two election rallies in northern Tripura and western Tripura. Results in all the three states will be announced on March 3, said sources in the Election Commission of India. With the BJP government both at the Centre and in the state, the expectation was massive.
The minute-long video posted on Congress' official Twitter handle says, "Dear Mr Modi, A happy Valentine's Day from us to you". He said due to Modi's love and care for the North East, the dynamics of the region has undergone a complete overhaul.
Romesh Chandra Sarkar, who was a CPM supporter till May 2017 is now president of SC morcha, the saffron party's Scheduled Caste wing in Town Bordowali constituency.
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At Agartala too, Prime Minister Modi thanked the people for their massive support. Five companies from the Rajasthan Police were also deployed to assist the state police in the security arrangements apart from several companies of the Punjab Armed Police.
It is to be mentioned here that during his visit, Prime Minister has inaugurated Dorjee Khandu State Convention Center and laid foundation of the academic block of the Tomo Riba Institute of health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS). Journalists are being killed in Tripura, political murders are occurring. "To change the future of Tripura, reject the two parties and vote for BJP", Modi said while addressing two election rallies. "They murdered our 10 BJP workers". He said nearly all BJP candidates are young and the state will benefit from their exuberance and energy.
To integrate North-East with the rest of India, PM Modi claimed that ministers visit the area "very regularly". The new #ModiScam? Was he tipped off like Lalit Modi and Vijay Mallya to escape by someone within the government? Modi said, "The Congress had run its governments with the support of the CPI (M) in Delhi". All BJP leaders and chief ministers were tweeting about the schemes in the Budget and how they would all be game changers. We are working towards building medical colleges in all parts of the country.
On the Congress, he said the party and the CPI (M) are fighting in Tripura but are friends in Delhi. They want the poor to remain poor, he said. Rajesh Bhil, a 29 year old farmer, said he used to support the CPM until he got fed up with their politics.