China condemns Indian PM Modi's visit to disputed region

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Hubballi, Tirupur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday attacked the Congress, saying for the Opposition party the defence sector was only about brokering deals.

A shocking news has come to light from Guwahati where Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted with black flags on Friday by the angry activists who were protesting against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill.

Addressing a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally here amid protests across the state, he targeted the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief accusing him of corruption. Modi said his government was giving importance to improve the highway, railway, airway and power situation in Arunachal Pradesh, which was neglected by the previous governments.

Naidu was indeed senior to him, but only in losing elections, switching alliances and ditching his father-in-law NT Rama Rao, Modi said at a public rally here.

"Citizenship is granted to someone after a thorough examination process and with the consent of the respective state governments", he said while stating that the BJP-led NDA government was fully committed to protect the identity and rights of indigenous people of North East.

Modi witnessed the protests when he travelled to the Raj Bhavan, where he spent the night, from Lokopriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.

The Chief Minister promised the redevelopment of Amaravati but is now engaged in his own development, the Prime Minister alleged. Modi added that the Opposition wants to impose the same model on the rest of the country.

Reacting sharply to China's remarks, the government said, "Indian leaders visit Arunachal Pradesh from time to time, as they visit other parts of India".

"The chief minister here is everyone's punching bag.

The chief minister's whole energy is spent on saving his seat from big Congress leaders", Modi said, referring to Kumaraswamy, who has often expressed his helplessness in the face of coalition pressures. "There is confusion about it", Modi said.

In Tamil Nadu, M K Stalin's Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, which has backed Congress President Rahul Gandhi for the prime ministerial post, led the protests against Modi.

Modi laid the foundation for several projects in the three states.