Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday officially inaugurated Char Dham highway project in Dehradun of Uttarakhand.
Modi laid the foundation stone for Char Dham Yatra– an annual pilgrimage to the shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.
The Prime Minister also addressed a massive Parivartan rally in Dehradun.
Char Dham Yatra
The 900-km road will ensure hassle-free travel to the four shrines and the famous Sikh shrine Hemkund Saheb also.
Here are the highlights of PM Modi's Parivartan Rally in Uttarakhand, Dehradun:
#In one stroke fake notes, terrorism, human trafficking, drug mafia were dealt with after demonetisation announcement on Nov 8
#We had said that corrupt ppl will be punished and now this is happening; This is a 'Safai Abhiyaan' and people of India have helped me
#I know you have faced a lot of inconvenience but despite that the nation came forward to fight against corruption
#I owe to the country for their support in fight against corruption, black money
#Its your support that is helping me in my fight against black money
#Now, the best one with merit will be given the job
# We are fighting against black money hoarders
#People haven't chosen me as PM for just cutting ribbon, you have given me charge as watchman
#Not only black money but bad intentions have also destroyed the nation
#You have given me the work of watchman and when I am doing my job, its troubling some people
#We were clear that from Day 1, our Jawans must get their due; We said OROP will be a reality
#In reality, the budget for OROP is over Rs 10,000 crore. Why did they (Congress) betray the Jawans
#I salute my Army jawans. Rs 6600 crore have already been disbursed under OROP and rest will also be disbursed at the earliest
#My Army jawans were demanding OROP for the last 40 years, the party that ruled the country then never thought of their demands
#Within three years, 5 crore poor families will be provided gas connections by our government
#To get rid of polluting Chulhas, our government has procured gas cylinders
#My Govt took the initiative & said that we will electrify villages within 1000 days. Over 12,000 villages have already been electrified
#Mood of people has changed, so has the government, country will too change
#Char Dham project offers employment opportunities for the people of Uttarakhand
#Tourism is the biggest asset of Uttarakhand.If facilities are provided,then which family in the country wld not want to come here?
#Hasty conception of schemes may be able to give short term political gains but the gains for people will be limited
#I assure you that whenever you will come for Kedarnath,Badrinath yatra, you will remember this Govt Nitin ji like Shravan is remembered
#You people must be thinking why I didn't starts it earlier, this is not a political game for you
#Many govts came to power but could not provide even basic amenities to 125cr people of India
#You have overwhelmed me; I can see so many people & am happy that women have joined this rally in large numbers
#The inauguration of Char Dham project is a tribute to those who lost their lives during Uttarakhand flash floods
#The large crowd here today manifests that Uttarakhand stands for development
#Uttarakhand is Dev Bhoomi, I thank all of you for coming here today.
#PM Narendra Modi starts addressing Parivartan Rally in Dehradun
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#PM Narendra Modi arrives at venue of Parivartan Rally, to address shortly
#PM Narendra Modi officially inaugurates Char Dham Project in Dehradun, Uttarakhand
#Governor KK Paul and other dignitaries welcomed the Prime Minister to Dehradun
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#PM Narendra Modi arrives in Dehradun for the inauguration of Char Dham Project