All in India now have electricity. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the on Monday. He said the village in the country to get electricity was the Leisang village in the state of Manipur. The village was connected to the on Sunday. Electrification of all villages in India was one of the government's biggest . Mr Modi thanked involved in the electrification project. He tweeted: "April 28, 2018 will be remembered as a day in the development journey of India....We fulfilled a , due to which, the lives of...Indians will be transformed forever. I am delighted that every village of India now has access to electricity."
In 2015, PM Modi promised he would give 18,000 villages to electricity for the first time. Mr Modi said a village is electrified when it has the power lines and 10 per cent of houses and places (including schools, administrative and health centres) have power. While Mr Modi is with the progress made, many people say there is a more work to be done. The World Bank says 200 million Indians still lack to electricity. The "India Today" found that many villages still lacked electricity. One villager told its reporters: "The creates a big problem for the village as it is frequented by ."