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Modi Gujarat visit, day 2 live: After Modasa, PM inaugurates International Textile Summit in Gandhinagar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Commenced The Second Day Of His Gujarat Visit On Friday With A Trip To Modasa, And Attended A Programme On The Arrangements To Bring Water Of Narmada River To The Region.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 30 Jun 2017, 04:10:35 PM
Modi Gujarat visit, day 2 live: After Modasa, PM inaugurates International Textile Summit in Gandhinagar (ANI Image)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced the second day of his Gujarat visit on Friday with a trip to Modasa, and attended a programme on the arrangements to bring water of Narmada river to the region. 

Later, PM Modi had lunch at Gandhinagar Rajbhavan, which will be followed by an event for the inauguration of Mahatma Mandir exhibition and conference. He also addressed a youth symposium.  

At around 6:30 PM, the prime minister will leave for the national capital. He is scheduled to attend the GST rollout mega event at Parliament’s Central from 11 PM onwards. 

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On Thursday, PM Modi held a roadshow in Rajkot, the main city of the Saurashtra region, where he was greeted by thousands of people.

This was the second roadshow of Modi in poll-bound Gujarat, where elections are due by the year-end. He had held a similar programme in Surat in April, virtually launching the poll campaign of the BJP, which is in power in the state for more than two decades now.

Rajkot has a special place in Modi’s political career. He was elected to the Assembly from the Rajkot-II seat after being appointed the chief minister of Gujarat in 2001. He continued to occupy the post till May 2014, when he became the prime minister and moved to New Delhi.

The roadshow ended at the airport after almost an hour. The city was specially decorated for the high-profile event.

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First Published : 30 Jun 2017, 10:15:00 AM

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