Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat starting Tuesday, will dedicate a four-lane extradosed bridge over the Narmada at Bharuch on NH-8 and Petrochemicals Complex of OPAL.The Prime Minister addressed a public gathering in Bharuch.
Here are the highlights of PM Modi’s speech:
#We thought of this bus port because the benefits of good infrastructure have to reach the poorest of the poor
#The development journey of the nation is getting new strength through these projects
After the event, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will host a dinner for Modi at his residence in Gandhinagar, where state ministers and MPs are expected to remain present.
Thereafter, the Prime Minister will head to the Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar, where he will stay the night.
On Wednesday, Modi will be flown to Somnath temple, where he will offer special prayers and attend the meeting of the Somnath Temple Trust.
Modi is the trustee of temple trust, of which former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel is the president.
BJP president Amit Shah and senior party leader L K Advani will also attend the meeting of the temple trust. Both of them are also its trustees.
On Wednesday afternoon, Modi will address the national convention of women sarpanch in Gandhinagar on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
Women sarpanch from different parts of the country will attend the event, which has been jointly organised by the Centre and the Rural Development Department of Gujarat government.
In the last few months, Modi has paid a number of visits to his home state where the assembly elections are scheduled to be held by the end of this year.
(With inputs from agencies)