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PM Modi launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in Madhya Pradesh on Panchayati Raj Day

On National Panchayati Raj Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Madhya Pradesh to launch Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Ramnagar and unveiled the road map for development of tribal areas. Assuring that the Centre will always help in development of villages, Modi said Indian culture "teaches us to live for the nation". Speaking at a gathering in Mandla district, Modi said, "I am delighted to be in Madhya Pradesh on National Panchayati Raj Day. Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi) always highlighted the importance of villages and spoke about 'Gram Swaraj'."

Updated : 24 April 2018, 03:45 PM