Ache din for Assam! Land Swap Deal with Bangladesh will Stop Infiltration: Modi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his government would not compromise on national security and utilise land transfer agreement with Bangladesh to stop infiltration and find a permanent solution to the long standing border dispute between the two countries.

"I will make such arrangements that all roads will be closed for Bangladeshis who are coming and destroying Assam every day. Believe me, the land swapping deal will be done for a permanent solution to this problem of Assam," Mr Modi said at a party rally in Guwahati.

Handing over of land to Bangladesh will be done only for the security of the people of Assam and the border and not for ‘any harm to Assam in future’, said Modi.

"I know Assam's problems. I assure you, we will move ahead (with the agreement) considering the country's and Assam's welfare. Assam will gain in long term even if it looks like losing in short term," he said.

The state government led by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has been batting for the land swap deal with Bangladesh in which Assam, the chief minister claims, stands to gain around 397 acres.

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