India, April 17 -- With Lok Sabha polls now around the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday upped his sleeves in targeting the Congress and said it only followed Loot East Policy while dealing with North East region during the ten-year-tenure.

Previously, political parties and governments only remembered the Northeast when they needed votes. Under the Congress and the INDI Alliance government, there was only one policy for the Northeast - the Loot East Policy. Ten years ago, Modi ended the Loot East Policy of the Congress and the Communists. Now, the countrys Act East Policy is progressing, he said while addressing a rally in Tripura.

Modi said his government is working hard to develop North East region.

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