2:37 pm: PM Modi announces a food processing scheme which is to be called 'Sampada'
2:35 pm: North East has a great scope for organic farming, there is a big market for it worldwide: PM
2:35 pm: Regular produce sells for Re 1, but organic sells for $1. North East can become a hub of organic farming: PM Modi
2:28 pm: Indian farmers should reap the benefits of our progress: PM
2:25 pm: We've taken many important steps in last three years, considering it's not a long time for a country as big as India: PM
2:21 pm: The country cannot progress on tokenism: PM in Assam
2:19 pm: By 2022, when India is 75 years old, we want all farmers' income to double. I have five years to do this, and I will achieve this target: PM Modi
2:18 pm: My government has a dream to double the income of farmers, says PM Narendra Modi
2:10 pm: PM Modi addresses a mega rally in Assam
12: 20 pm: The bridge will be named after Bhupen Hazarika, it will be called Bhupen Hazarika Bridge: PM Modi
Bhupen Hazarika who passed away in November 2011 was a legendary Assamese folk singer who made a mark in the Indian film industry too. Many of his songs delved on humanity and brotherhood. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan for his achievements 2001. He had also received the Padmashri in 1997. He had also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest award in cinema, in 1992.
12:17 pm: We are making all efforts in North East to connect India to South East Asia: PM Modi
12:15 pm: This bridge will provide 24/7 connectivity in the region where people were earlier dependent on ferries.
12:12 pm: This bridge will bring economic revolution in Assam
12:10 pm: North East is known for its Ginger, If farmers here grow organic Ginger, it can be marketed across the world.
12:05 pm: The bridge would have been completed 10 years ago if Vajpayee government had returned to power in 2004: PM Modi
12:00 pm: PM Narendra Modi begins speech in Assam on the completion of three years of his government and the inauguration of India's longest bridge.
Here's all you need to know about India's longest bridge:
The bridge is 3.55 kilometres longer than the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai.
Futuristic infrastructure that will power India's growth....PM at the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge during his Assam visit. pic.twitter.com/w8T14p4dNc- PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 26, 2017
All minister are flooding twitter and social media with posts on three years of Narendra Modi government. HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted an image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi walking in a rally:
- Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) May 26, 2017
Law and Justice, Information Technology Minister of India Ravi Shankar Prasad tweeted: Innovations in Digital Payments have made India the only country in the world with a finger print based payment system.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh thanked the Prime Minister for Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana, a housing policy for all, on three years of Modi government. In his tweet, he said 10 lakh houses would be constructed under PMAY in Chhattisgarh by 2018.