Guwahati, October 8: Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday said that the people of Northeast needs gaan (music) and not gun.
Mahajan addressed the second day of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference of Indian Region here in Guwahati.
“The Northeast region is extremely important for us. We consider the region as the ‘House of God’,” said Mahajan while formally inaugurating the North East chapter of Speaker’s Research Initiative (SRI).
The four-day Conference of the India Region, Zone III is underway in Guwahati since Sunday discussing several issues related to the Northeast region involving economic growth, communication and so on.
Members of the eight northeastern States – Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Tripura are present in the conference.