Rio lauds Mamata for Nagaland projects



Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has applauded Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for inclusion of Nagaland in the railway budget, which he described as a "truly a national budget".

In a letter yesterday to Banerjee, Rio appreciated the budget proposing a new train Dimapur-Guwahati Express and inclusion of Dimapur-Tizit railway line.

Rio suggested that the new express train should originate from Dimapur in the morning and make a return from Guwahati in the evening.

The chief minister assured Banerjee full cooperation of the state government in making her initiatives successful.

He described the proposals made in the railway budget as "truly a national budget" having development and connectivity projects for all regions of the country.

This was the approach required on the part of the Centre for equitable and inclusive growth throughout the length and breadth of India.

PTI