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After SC order, Modi ends fast

Gujarat CM called off his fast after the SC decision to allow construction work on Narmada Dam to continue.

india Updated: Apr 17, 2006 21:21 IST

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi called off his fast on Monday after the Supreme Court decision to allow construction work on the Narmada dam to continue.

Modi, who was on a hunger strike since Sunday afternoon to protest the central government's "anti-Narmada" stance, announced that following the apex court's verdict, now "there is no need to continue fasting as our stand has been rewarded".