New Delhi, July 17 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight said the country’s development cannot take place without progress of the Northeast and that a lot is in the pipeline for development of the region.

He said the the economy, connectivity and tourism will improve in the Northeast and fruits of development will reach people more effectively.

“India’s development cannot happen without progress of the Northeast. Lot has been done in the last 3 years & lot more is in the pipeline,” Modi tweeted.

He was responding to comments by his followers on the Twitter.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.