The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed a large gathering at the swearing-in ceremony of the Council of Ministers of Assam.
He congratulated the people of Assam and said that in Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, they had a Chief Minister from the tribal community who is dedicated to serving society.
He expressed confidence that the new Government would serve the people of Assam and transform the State through development.
The Prime Minister said that the Union Government is working on the principle of cooperative federalism, and wants to give States maximum strength to enable them to progress. He said democracy is about bhaagidaari (participation), and said the Centre and the States must walk shoulder to shoulder for development. He stressed the need for comprehensive and all-round development of the nation, and especially the eastern part of the country.
Want to congratulate the people of Assam, who have dreamt of development and given a chance to @sarbanandsonwal & his team to serve: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 24, 2016
A leader belonging to the tribal community, a leader dedicated to serving society will now be the CM of Assam: PM on @sarbanandsonwal— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 24, 2016
The Central government believes in cooperative federalism. Want to give the states maximum strength & enable them to progress: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 24, 2016
Democracy is about Bhagidari. The Centre and the States must walk shoulder to shoulder for development: PM @narendramodi in Assam— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 24, 2016
India's development has to be all-round and inclusive. Eastern part of India cannot remain away from the development journey: PM in Assam— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 24, 2016