On the last day of campaigning for the second round of Gujarat Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a unique sea route from Sabarmati river to reach Dharoi Dam in Patel dominated Mehsana.
Modi on board a seaplane took off from Sabarmati river front in Ahmedbad after authorities denied him permission to hold a road show in the city.
After landing in Mehsana, Modi shall take a road route to visit famous Ambaji temple in Ambaji town to offer prayers.
On the other hand, Rahul Gandhi will hold his first press conference in Ahmedabad after being elected as Congress President on Monday.
The second phase of the elections for remaining 93 assembly seats of Gujarat will be held on December 14.
Here are the live updates of Gujarat Assembly polls campaigning:
#Â PM Narendra Modi offers prayers in Ambaji Temple in Banaskantha.
# I have made it clear I will not tolerate such things, Modi ji is after all the Prime Minister of India, though what all Modi ji said about Dr.Manmohan Singh is also not acceptable: Rahul Gandhi
#Â Whenever I went to a temple I just prayed for a 'Sunehra Bhavishya' for the people of Gujarat, a better development here. Is it wrong to go to a temple?: Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Ahmedabad.
#Â In last 22 years Modi Ji and Rupani ji have initiated only one-sided development here, the one only for 5-10 people. Not everyone has been given their rights: Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.Â
#Â Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.Â
#Â Gujarat: PM Modi reaches Dharoi Dam via sea plane, will now visit Ambaji temple
Gujarat: PM Modi reaches Dharoi Dam via sea plane, will now visit Ambaji temple pic.twitter.com/EIfdU92iRjâ€” ANI (@ANI) December 12, 2017
#Â Â Sea plane takes off from Sabarmati river with PM Modi onboard, to reach Dharoi Dam
#Â Prime Minister Narendra Modi boards sea plane from Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to reach Dharoi Dam
#Â Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Sabarmati Riverfront
#Â People await PM Modi's arrival, he will be travelling from Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to Dharoi Dam, via sea plane
#Â Congress President Rahul Gandhi visits Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad
# PMÂ Modi will visit famous Ambaji Temple in Banaskantha and offer prayers.
# Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be travelling in a sea plane from Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to Dharoi Dam shortly