Chhattisgarh: PM Narendra Modi unveils statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay

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

PTI November 01, 2016 15:09:07 IST
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.

Chhattisgarh PM Narendra Modi unveils statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay

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:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Madhya Pradesh HC asks man to get rakhi tied by woman he had molested, pay Rs 5,000 to her son
India

Madhya Pradesh HC asks man to get rakhi tied by woman he had molested, pay Rs 5,000 to her son

The court also asked the man to give Rs 11,000 to the woman as part of a customary offering made by brothers to sisters on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan

MPCA Cricket Committee says it wasn't consulted on appointment of Chandrakant Pandit as head coach
First Cricket News

MPCA Cricket Committee says it wasn't consulted on appointment of Chandrakant Pandit as head coach

The Cricket Committee said it can only finalise the appointment of a coach but the MPCA kept it in dark when Pandit was appointed.

Madhya Pradesh woman forced to carry husband on shoulders to atone for 'extramarital affair'
India

Madhya Pradesh woman forced to carry husband on shoulders to atone for 'extramarital affair'

Last year, a similar punishment was meted out to a woman in Devigarh village in the same district of Madhya Pradesh, for having an affair with a man belonging to a different caste.