Chhattisgarh: PM Narendra Modi unveils statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay

Raipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the statue of Jan Sangh idealogue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in Raipur on Tuesday.

File photo of Narendra Modi. PTI

File photo of Narendra Modi. PTI

The Prime Minister, who is on a visit to Chhattisgarh on the state's foundation day, also inaugurated the Jungle Safari park developed in an area of 320-hectares in Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital of the state.

He dedicated the BRTS developed under public transport service facility between Raipur and Naya Raipur.

The two-kilometer long 'Ekatm Path' constructed between Naya Raipur railway station and Capitol Complex was also dedicated to the state by Modi.

The Prime Minister is in Chhattisgarh to inaugurate the 16th foundation day celebrations of the state, which was carved out of Madhya Pradesh.

A multi-layered security blanket has been thrown over the city of Raipur in view of the PM's visit.

Updated Date: Nov 01, 2016 15:09 PM

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