New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) As the BJP faces heat over the Citizenship Bill in the northeast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his party will always protect the interests of Assam.Also Read - Summer Skin Care: 6 Reasons To Include Rose Water In Your Beauty Regime

Taking to Twitter, he also thanked the people of the state for supporting the Bharatiya Janata Party in elections to three tribal autonomous councils. Also Read - CUET 2022: Registrations To Close Today. Check List of Documents Required, Steps to Apply

“Gratitude to my sisters and brothers of Assam for the strong support to @BJP4Assam in polls to three Tribal Autonomous Councils in the state. The @BJP4India is fully committed towards the development and prosperity of Assam,” he said. Also Read - Sri Lanka Like Protests Could Erupt In Other Nations, Warns IMF

The BJP has won several seats in the autonomous council polls.

Modi said the government will “always protect the interests of the state. ” “Several initiatives of the central and Assam government have contributed towards transforming lives of the citizens of Assam,” he wrote.

Several BJP allies in the northeast will meet in Guwahati Tuesday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.