Why does VENICE of Assam Barpeta so back-warded now in thisdays ?

Barpeta is a historical place of Assam but this place is now so interior /
As such it is district head quarter but there is no highway connection,no railway connection near by,there is no air connection etc.
In the past memory it was a main business place of lower assam .
HOW IT WILL IMPROVE ITS OLD ......?