PM Modi to inaugurate Sikkim Organic festival today

Gantok, Jan. 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Sikkim Organic festival at Saramsa near Gangtok today.

Sikkim is the first state of the country with the status of ‘organic state’ where most of its farmland has been converted into certified organic land. Yesterday, Prime Minister Modi also released a logo ‘Sikkim Organic’ for state’s mission mode organic programmes.

The Prime Minister will then leave for Assam. He will attend a public meeting at Kokrajhar and a youth rally in Guwahati today. Prime Minister Modi will also meet representatives of some civil society organisations in Guwahati. All preparations have been made for the maiden visit of the Prime Minister at Kokrajhar in Bodoland Territorial Council Area. According to Inspector General of Police L.R. Bishnoi, all security measures have been taken in Kokrajhar and neighbouring areas in the wake of 48-hours bandh call given by some organisations.

Prime Minister Modi will address a youth rally at Khanapara and also address the students in IIT, Guwahati. He will also lay foundation stone of a permanent campus of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Guwahati. The Prime Minister will also address students of different higher educational institutes. (ANI)

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