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In a strong message to China, PM flags off trains in Arunachal Pradesh

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 20 February 2015, 12:31 PM

In a bid to strengthen India’s position, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off two trains - AC express between Naharlagun and New Delhi and an Inter-City express between Naharlagun and Guwahati - in Itanagar on Friday. 

The move will also send a strong message to China, who has been claiming that Arunachal Pradesh is its integral part. 

Besides, inaugurating the festival of Arunachal 2015, he will also inaugurate a water supply scheme for Itanagar and lay the foundation stone for a 132 KV transmission line.

Modi will also visit Jharkhand on Friday. He will in the day inaugurate a new railway line from Hazaribagh to Kodarma in Jharkhand. The function will be held at Hazaribagh.

(With ANI inputs)

First Published: Friday, February 20, 2015 09:26 AM
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