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PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute Of Archaeology In Greater Noida

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| March 9 , 2019 , 19:43 IST

Narendra Modi inaugurated 6.67 kilometre stretch of Delhi Metro’s Blue Line between Noida City Centre and Electronic City on Saturday morning.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he was happy to see that his Uttar Pradesh was finally changing. He lauded CM Yogi Adityanath for breaking the 'Noida curse'.

According to the myth in political circles, any chief minister who visits Noida loses his or her post shortly.

In 1988, Vir Bahadur Singh lost power days after visiting Noida. Subsequently, his successors, ND Tiwari, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Kalyan Singh suffered the same fate.

PM Modi began his address in Noida with chants of Bharat Mata Ki Jai.

Amid chants of ‘Modi Modi’, the Prime Minister trained his gun at the Opposition and said, “Here, you are saying Modi Modi which is making some people lose their sleep.”

“Earlier, people used to connect Noida with scams and corruption. Now, people link Noida and Greater Noida because of development and job opportunities. Noida has become ‘make in India’ hub for the country,” said PM Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archeology. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Mahesh Sharma also present in the event.

Speaking about Jewar airport, the prime minister said, "The airport will bring a golden opportunity for western UP. Noida residents will no longer have to go all the way to Delhi to board flights. In the coming weeks, flights will also start from Bareilly under Udaan Yojana."

PM Modi also laid the foundation stone of 1320 MW thermal power plant in Khurja, Bulandshahr from Greater Noida. Also foundation stone for 1320 MW power plant in Buxar, Bihar led by him via video link.

The Prime Minister also said, "Before 2014, there were just two mobile phone manufacturing factories in the country. Today approximately 125 factories are making mobile phones in the country, and out of those 125, many are in Noida."

PM Narendra Modi further said, “Since 1950 to 2014, in around 65 years, 2.5 lakh megawatt was developed, but after I came to power, in less than 5 years, we generated power worth 1 lakh megawatt. New India is moving with a new speed now."

“After BJP came to power, we brought electricity to 2.5 crore houses. We could do that only because you supported us, you voted for us,” he added.

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Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said that the PM brought projects and schemes worth Rs 55,000 crore to UP. “Projects like connecting Noida and Greater Noida with metro were impossible earlier, Modi has made it possible.”

"Every Indian is proud today because of the two surgical strikes. The second surgical strike has broken Pakistan's back. They are begging in the international community. This has been possible only because of Modi,” Yogi Adityanath added.