Narendra Modi Visits Gujrat On His 69th Birthday
PM Narendra Modi turns 69 today. Last year, he celebrated his birthday with school children of his constituency Varanasi. But this year, he’s in Gujrat to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and inaugurate Namami Narmade Mahotsav.
Visit to the Statue of Unity
Narendra Modi visited the statue he inaugurated on the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel last year. There he paid tributes to the Iron Man of India and shared pictures of the jungle safari and cactus garden on social media. He praised the statue in his tweets and video.
Namami Narmade Mahotsav
PM Modi along with Gujrat CM Vijay Rupani came to the Narmada dam, he inaugurated in 2017 and offered prayers to river Narmada to mark the beginning of the NamamiNarmade Mahotsav.
Narmada dam would provide potable water to 131 urban centers and 9,633 villages that is 53% of Gujrat. Also, the dam would provide irrigation facility to 18.54 hectares, covering 3,112 villages in 15 districts of the state.
Visit to Duttatreya Mandir Later PM Modi visited the Duttatreya Mandir in Garudeshwar village and a children’s park. Finally, he addressed a public meeting at Kevadia, a town approximately 200 km from the state capital Ahmedabad