"My dear sisters and brothers in Guwahati, my dear compatriots in Assam,
It gives me immense pleasure to be in Assam as part of the ‘Vijay Sankalp’ rallies organised by my party all across the country.
Assam is India’s Gateway to the North-East. Generally, the coordinates of a nation are indicated by the four directions — North, South, East and West. But in the case of India, the definition and description is not complete without reference to a fifth direction — North-East."