PM Modi inaugurates Eastern Peripheral Expressway in UP's Bhaghpat

27 May 2018, 02:44 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated India's first smart and green highway - the Eastern Peripheral Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Bhagpat. During the launch, Modi said that infrastructure does not differentiate on the basis caste and religion.

"Infrastructure does not differentiate on the basis of caste, creed, religion and economic status. We have constructed 28,000 km of highway in the last four years. The BJP is racing towards the development," Modi said while addressing a rally in Bhagpat.

Earlier in the day, Modi launched the first phase of Delhi-Meerut Expressway and held a roadshow. The roadshow began from Nizamuddin Bridge and the PM travelled in an open jeep on Delhi-Meerut Expressway for six kilometers before flying to Bhagpat.

Highlights

#01:40 PM: Congress cheated people for the last 70 years. They don't believe in democracy. They doubted the credibility of India's Supreme Court and others institutions like Election Commission, says PM.

#01:25 PM: From 12 km highway per day earlier, now almost 27 km highway is built per day. 100 waterways are underway, soon UP will be connected with the sea. Big ships will be able to bring goods directly to UP: PM

#01:15 PM: Have given maximum attention to rail, road and water transport because the infrastructure does not differentiate on the basis caste, creed, religion and economic status: PM

#01:10 PM: Through 'Make in India' campaign manufacturing has received a boost, as a result, now there are 120 mobile phone manufacturing factories in India as compared to only 2, four years back: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

#01:05 PM: BREAKING: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Eastern Peripheral Expressway. He says "Infrastructure does not differentiate on the basis caste, creed, religion and economic status."

#12:45 PM: By next March, Eastern Peripheral Expressway will be completed and you will be able to travel to Delhi from Meerut only in 40 mins: Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister

#12:39 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shortly address a public rally in Uttar Pradesh's Bagpat. UP Governor Ram Naik, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, UP CM Yogi Adityanath and Haryana CM ML Khattar also present.

#11:10 AM: Take a look at the Eastern Peripheral Expressway: The 135-km Eastern Peripheral Expressway was built at a cost of whopping Rs 11,000 crore. The highway, which was completed in a record 500 days would showcase 36 national monuments and 40 fountains.......Click Here To Read More

# 10:55 AM: PM Modi, Nitin Gadkari, Mansukh Mandaviya roadshow.

#10:40 AM: PM Narendra Modi holds roadshow after the inauguration of the first phase of Delhi-Meerut Expressway

#10:35 AM: Delhi: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first phase of Delhi-Meerut Expressway. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari also present

#10:30 AM: WATCH: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates first phase of Delhi-Meerut Expressway

#10:00 AM: Hello and welcome to the News Nation live updates. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch India's first green, smart highway equipped with world-class safety features. The PM will also hold a roadshow on the 6-km long stretch on the Delhi-Meerut Expressway. Stay with us for all the live updates and information on Modi's program Today.

First Published: Sunday, May 27, 2018 08:55 AM
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