GUWAHATI- Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed that an international conspiracy had been hatched to “defame” Indian tea during his visit to poll-bound Assam on Sunday.
Addressing a public meeting at Assam’s Sonitpur, the Prime Minister informed about the conspiracy to malign the image of Indian tea. He said that documents have come to light where some foreign based forces are planning to attack the identification of tea with India.
From the land of Assam, the Prime Minister declared that these conspiracies will not be allowed to succeed and people will demand answers from these attackers and those who support them. “Our tea workers will win this fight.
These attacks on Indian tea, do not have the strength to face the hard work of our tea garden workers”, said the Prime Minister.
PM Modi have informed that the crores of rupees were transferred to the accounts of 7.5 lakh workers of tea gardens under Dhan Puruskar Mela Scheme yesterday. Pregnant women are being helped by a special scheme.
Special medical units are sent to the gardens to take care of the workers. Free medicines are also provided. This year’s Budget has announced 1000 crore rupee scheme for the welfare of the Tea workers.