PM Modi's Two Day Gujarat Visit Packed With Inaugurations And Public Meetings

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| October 7 , 2017 , 16:00 IST


Amid BJP and Congress' ongoing campaign in Gujarat ahead of assembly polls in the state later this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in his home state on a two-day tour on Saturday.

During his two days stay in Gujarat, the Prime Minister will be inaugurating a number of projects and lay foundation stones to many others.

As per the schedule, the Prime Minister on Saturday visited the Dwarkadheesh Temple and later laid the foundation stone of Okha-Beyt-Dwarka bridge along with other road development projects.

In his speech, the Prime Minister attacked the opposition UPA government claiming they differentiated towards Gujarat over sanctioning of development projects.

"Despite my best efforts, I could not make them (UPA government) to wake up from their slumber," Modi said.

PM Modi then left for Chotila in Surendranagar district where he laid foundation stones to another few projects. These projects included greenfield airport in Rajkot, widening Ahmedabad-Rajkot National Highway and Rajkot-Morbi State Highway to six and four lanes respectively.

The Prime Minister also addressed a public meeting here, watch:

Here the Prime Minister boasted about his government's pro-underprivileged schemes and achievements. He talked about cheaper aviation and modern developments in the country under his government.

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The Prime Minister is also scheduled to inaugurate a fully automatic milk processing and packaging plant along with a drinking water distribution pipeline for Surendranagar's Joravarnagar and Ratanpur before leaving for Gandhinagar.

There the PM will dedicate Gandhinagar IIT building and launch the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA).

PM's Digital Saksharta Abhiyan is the government's effort to connect the digitally illiterate people to the internet.

Of course on the occasion of impending elections, the Prime Minister will also be addressing public meetings everywhere he goes.

On the second day, however, the Prime Minister, in his first visit Vadnagar since assuming office in 2014, he will go to the Hatkeshwar Temple and address a public meeting.

He will also launch the Intensified Mission Indradhanush in order to approach the goal of full immunisation coverage.

Before returning back to New Delhi, the Prime Minister will also visit Bharuch, where he will lay the foundation stone for Bhadbhut Barrage on Narmada River and flag off the Antyodaya Express.