PM Modi on two-day Gujarat visit; to launch various projects and inaugurate 36th National Games
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bhavnagar to launch projects worth nearly Rs 6,000 crore, including the stone laying of world's first CNG terminal and a brownfield port
Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Gujarat from Thursday, where he will inaugurate or lay foundation stones for various projects and inaugurate the 36th National Games which are being held for the first time in the state.
Gujarat, the home state of Modi, faces Assembly elections by the year-end and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is making all out efforts to retain power in the state, which it has ruled for nearly three decades now.
The PM will begin his visit from Surat by addressing a gathering in the Limbayat area of the city after launching various projects worth Rs 3,400 crore, including the inauguration of the main entrance gate and phase-1 works of Diamond Research and Mercantile (DREAM) City.
He will then go to Bhavnagar to launch projects worth nearly Rs 6,000 crore, including the stone laying of world’s first CNG terminal and a brownfield port in Bhavnagar, a state government release said.
Before addressing a gathering in Jawahar Chowk area of Bhavnagar city, the PM is also scheduled to lead a two-kilometre long road show in the city, the release said.
In the evening, the prime minister will declare open the 36th National Games at a gala ceremony in the Narendra Modi stadium in Motera area of Ahmedabad city.
He is also scheduled to attend the Gujarat government’s Navratri festival at the GMDC ground in Ahmedabad.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for walking with Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar during the Bharat Jodo Yatra
The incident pertains to PM Modi's visit to Bavla in connection with the Gujarat polls during which three persons were doing video recording by drone camera from the main road near Sabha place
This time, AAP has been engaged in a high-decibel campaign to project itself as the BJP's main challenger by repeatedly stressing that the Congress is losing ground