Narendra Modi gives land allotment certificates to indigenous people in Assam
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (January 23) distributed land allotment certificates to indigenous people in Assam.
Under the state government's programme, PM Modi distributed land pattas/allotment certificates to over one lakh beneficiaries in Sivasagar.
PM Modi said, “It is a matter of sadness that even after so many years since Independence, there are those in Assam who have not got recognition for their land.”
“Today I am here to be a part of your happiness and celebration as our government in Assam has completed a huge task. Today, those who love Assam and are from the state are getting recognition of their land,” he added.
The PMO release stated, “The issuance of patta/allotment certificates for indigenous people of Assam has been given highest priority in order to instil a sense of security amongst them. Assam had 5.75 lakh landless families in 2016. The present Government has distributed 2.28 lakhs land pattas/allotment certificates since May 2016. The ceremony on January 23 marks the next step in this process.”
From Assam, PM Modi will come to Kolkata for for 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations to commemorate Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary.