New Delhi: Ahead of his visit to Northeastern states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government is committed to realising the potential of the region and accelerating its progress as India will not develop till it develops.

"I would visit Assam, Manipur, Tripura and Nagaland and attend a wide range of programmes that would connect me to all sections of society, I am eagerly looking forward to being there and interacting with people," he tweeted.

 Govt committed to realising potential of Northeast: PM
Narendra Modi

Rich natural resources combined with talent of youth gives the Northeast the potential to play a key role in the development journey, the Prime Minister noted.

"India will not develop till the Northeast develops. We are committed to realising the potential of the Northeast and accelerating its progress," Modi said.