Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the reduction in “discrimination against students of the northeast.”
Sarma said that the progress was made possible by the PM’s outreach to the region in in the last few years.
The Chief Minister made the statements during a press conference on Wednesday, adding that such discrimination against students has gone down to a considerable amount.
If you look at the previous 2-3 years, racial discrimination against northeastern students has dropped dramatically as a result of PM Modi’s massive outreach to the region, said Sarma.
Taking to the Twitter, Chief minister wrote, “A new wave of growth & development has swept across NE in the past 8 years under Adarniya @narendramodi ji’s guidance. On behalf of the people of Assam, I express my heartfelt gratitude to Hon’ble PM for unlocking NE’s potential, making it new engine of India’s growth”.