Top priority to Barak Valley development
GUWAHATI (Apr 10, 2014) - The implementation of all the development
projects in Barak Valley will be accorded top most priority by the
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) once it gets the mandate of the electorate
in the 2014 general election.
The BJP, Assam Pradesh on Thursday said that the development projects
for Barak Valley that were announced during the tenure of Atal Bihari
Vajpayee would be implemented at the earliest to ensure that Barak
Valley is well connected with other places.
The spokesperson of the party Jadav Doloi while interacting with
mediapersons here said that the development picture of Barak Valley
since Independence was very pathetic and poor rail and road connectivity
has compounded the miseries of the people of the Barak Valley.
"The broad-gauge expansion between Lumding and Silchar is yet
to be completed. Industrialization is yet to pick up in the Valley
and basic infrastructure is lacking," said Doloi, adding that
over the decades the people of Barak Valley have agitated for basic
amenities like improvement in rail and road connectivity but all in
The senior BJP leader said that the BJP was committed towards the
people of Barak Valley and will fulfill their aspirations. He further
said that a BJP government at the Centre will also focus on the cultural
aspects of Barak Valley and will set up a cultural centre like the
Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra there.
"All the sick tea gardens in Barak Valley would be revived and
the tea workers will get high wages," said Doloi, observing that
in view of the geographical and strategic locationof Barak Valley
it was pertinent that development should be the watchword for Barak
Courtesy: release by BJP office..