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If I were prime minister: Renee P Kahyap

India will be holding elections over the course of one month from 16 April.

BBC News asked people from all corners of the world's largest democracy what they would do if they were prime minister.

RP KASHYAP, BUSINESS EXECUTIVE, DOOMDOOMA, ASSAM

Renee P Kahyap
If I were prime minister, I would do do everything possible to reverse climate change and make the country more green.

I would be a very region-oriented prime minister. I would focus on developing Assam, my home state, and the rest of north-east India, which is lagging behind in development and is suffering from regular insurgencies.

I would try to bring peace back to the north-east by initiating meaningful dialogues with insurgent groups in the region. I would push hard to develop tourism in the area because the place is so beautiful and has so much to offer in terms of history and nature.

I would push for augmenting the region's hydro and thermal power generation. That would benefit the whole country: a growing economy needs energy security and my region has huge natural resources.

I would also develop the north-east's road and rail transport because that will not only help the people of the region but also boost trade and commerce with neighbouring countries.




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