Terming the historic peace agreement with the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) as a moment of socio-economic optimism for Assam, the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday welcomed the development, saying it will bring lasting peace to the region.

Speaking to reporters in Dibrugarh on Friday, Sonowal said, “Today is a historic day for the people of Assam. Under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, this historic agreement with the Ulfa has been signed, ushering a new beginning for people of Assam. This is ‘Modi Ki Gurantee’ as the decades-old insurgency has come to a halt, powering socio-economic optimism in Assam. I take this opportunity to congratulate Union Home Minister Amit Shah for his untiring effort to steer this peace process to reach its logical conclusion, ensuring culminating of a historic incident on a positive note. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah ensured that permanent peace is ushered in Assam as the state moves towards a new age of peace and prosperity.”

Adding further, Sonowal said, “PM Modi’s conscious effort to take the region to an unprecedented platform of development and progress has not only brought closure to an age old issue, but this provides an opportunity for our society to explore avenues to become active members of nation building. Driven by the philosophy of ‘Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas’, India under the inspiring leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is surging ahead confidently towards a new age of economic growth, social equality consolidating our march towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat by 2047.”


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