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Modi campaign LIVE: PM criticises ‘absence’ of Congress in Swachhta drive at Gwalior rally

PM Modi reached Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior to launch development projects worth 19,000 crore. Earlier, he visited Rajasthan's Chittorgarh.
PM Modi in Gwalior, MP.
PM Modi in Gwalior, MP.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited poll-bound states Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on Monday to lay the foundation stone for various projects in both states. PM Modi reached Rajasthan's Chittorgarh to launch development projects worth 7,000 crore. Modi is then expected to reach MP's Gwalior, hold two meetings and lay the foundation stone for projects worth 19,260 crores....Read More

Modi's rallies are a part of a mega election campaign, which has been running in four poll-bound states — Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, and Chhattisgarh — since Saturday. From September 30 to October 6, PM Modi is to hold as many as eight rallies in six days and is scheduled to launch various projects and several public welfare schemes.

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Oct 2, 2023 7:48 PM IST

Opposition dividing society on caste lines, says PM Modi

In a sharp attack on the Congress without naming it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the opposition party has played with the emotions of the poor and divided the country on caste lines for six decades -- a "sin" which it is committing now as well. Modi's statement came hours after the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar released findings of its caste survey months ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, which revealed OBCs and EBCs constitute a whopping 63 per cent of the state’s total population. The Congress is a constituent of the ruling bloc in Bihar and has promised a caste-based census in the country if voted to power at the Centre.

Oct 2, 2023 7:06 PM IST

PM Modi hails Indian medallists at Asian Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Asian Games medallists, hailing the country's speed skaters who dazzled with two surprise bronze medals in men's and women's 3,000-metre team relay events.

India's speed skaters won two bronze medals in the men's and women's 3,000-metre team relay events to match their best-ever performance in roller sports at the continental showpiece in Hangzhou on Monday.

Teenagers Karthika Jagadeeswaran and Heeral Sadhu combined with 29-year-old Aarathy Kasturi Raj to clinch India's first-ever medal in the speeding skating discipline in Asian Games. Anand Kumar Velkumar, Siddhant Kamble and Vikram Ingale then followed their women counterparts to grab the third spot with a timing of 4:34.861s in the final at Qiantang Roller Sports Centre.

"Incredible display of teamwork brings home yet another Bronze Medal. Anandkumar Velkumar, Siddhant Rahul Kamble, Vikram Rajendra Ingale have the Bronze in the Men's Speed Skating 3000m Relay. India is overjoyed and takes immense pride in this accomplishment!" Modi said.

Oct 2, 2023 6:33 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: Opposition parties = anti-development attitude, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday slammed the opposition parties for their "anti-development" politics and said they have no vision or road map and hate to see the country's progress in different fields under his government. He asserted that anti-BJP parties do not like the fact that the country is now a days praised at global forums. “When the entire world is praising the country and sees their future in India, there are those who indulge in politics and are unable to see anything except their chair...they do not like India being praised the world over. These anti-development people are trying to prove that nothing has happened in the nation and they have pain in their stomach (over India's praise)," he said.

Oct 2, 2023 6:09 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: Who can't help in MP's progress? PM says…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong attack on Congress in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, saying “those people who don't have a new thinking or a roadmap” can never help the state make progress and that they forget about the country's achievements "with all the hatred they have".

Addressing a rally here, the Prime Minister said the BJP government has turned Madhya Pradesh from a 'Bimaru Rajya' to the top ten states in the country and the party’s aim is to make it “one of the top three states of the country”.

"Those people who don't have a new thinking or a new roadmap development can never help Madhya Pradesh progress. These people have only one work & that is to hate the country's progress & the various schemes. They forget about the country's achievements with all the hatred that they have,” he said.

He said Congress had been in power for 60 years but failed to speed up development.

Oct 2, 2023 5:51 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: PM to visit Chhattisgarh and Telangana on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Chhattisgarh and Telangana on Tuesday to launch a slew of development projects in the two poll-bound states.

The Prime Minister's Office said Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth more than 26,000 crore from Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh and more than 8,000 crore from Nizamabad in Telangana.

Oct 2, 2023 5:33 PM IST

Just clicking pictures, not doing much work: KT Rama Rao hits out at Swachh Bharat Mission

Telangana Minister and Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) Working President Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (KTR), while participating in the launch of silt carting vehicles under the Dalit Bandhu scheme in Hyderabad, hit out at the Swachh Bharat Mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

BRS Minister KTR said, "On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, today some leaders are sitting in Delhi and giving slogans of Swachh Bharat, Swachh this and Swachh that. But there won't be much work related to it. There will be only programs for clicking pictures and remembering Gandhiji here and there for namesake."

"However, keeping Gandhi's views of Swachta in mind, we have taken up Swachh Telangana," he added.

Oct 2, 2023 5:13 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: India to be in top three economy inn few years, says PM

My guarantee is India will be one of top three economies in world in next few years: PM Modi

Oct 2, 2023 4:53 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: Projects launched by BJP in a year have never been done by any other party, says PM

"...Madhya Pradesh is a land of warriors. Foundation stones for projects worth over 19,000 crore have been laid here...The number of projects launched by BJP in a year has never been done by any other party. Today a lot of connectivity projects were launched...IIT Indore a lot of new work has started," says PM Modi during his rally in Gwalior.

Oct 2, 2023 4:50 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: Double engine means double development, says PM

PM Modi says, "...Double engine means double development in Madhya Pradesh. In these years our government has turned the state from a 'Bimaru Rajya' to the top ten states in the country. Our aim is to make Madhya Pradesh one of the top three states of the country..."

Oct 2, 2023 4:48 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: PM sharpens attack on Congress

"Those who got 60 years could not bring development and always played with the sentiments of the poor," says PM Modi in Gwalior.

Oct 2, 2023 4:46 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: 2.25 lakh families will enter into their new homes in coming months, says PM

Nearly 2.25 lakh families will enter into their new homes before Dussehra, Dhanteras and Diwali this year, says PM Modi in Gwalior.

Oct 2, 2023 4:41 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: ‘Gwalior-Chambal has given bravehearts,’ says PM

"Gwalior-Chambal has given bravehearts for the security of the country," says PM Modi at a rally in Gwalior.

Oct 2, 2023 4:33 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: PM opens projects worth ₹19,000 crore in Gwalior

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates or lays foundation stones for projects worth over 19,000 crore in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh

Oct 2, 2023 4:19 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: PM inspects development projects

Oct 2, 2023 4:06 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: PM reaches Gwalior rally venue

PM Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of various projects in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Oct 2, 2023 3:42 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: PM's Chittorgarh rally recap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has already "accepted defeat" by requesting him not to stop schemes initiated by the Congress in Rajasthan, and gave a guarantee that the BJP will not stop any scheme but only try to improve it.

Addressing a public rally in Chittorgarh, Modi also gave a clear indication that no chief minister face will be projected in the poll-bound state.

The BJP, he said, will contest the assembly election on the party's symbol 'lotus'.

Former chief minister Vasundhara Raje, BJP state president CP Joshi, leader of opposition Rajendra Rathore, union minister Arjun Meghwal were among the political leaders present at the rally.

Oct 2, 2023 3:19 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: PM's Gwalior visit details

On PM Modi's MP visit, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia says, "Today the PM will come to Gwalior. He will launch development projects worth Rs. 19,000 crores related to various sectors. Under PM Awas Yojana, the foundation stone for 2.21 lakh houses would be laid... Nine new health centres would be launched worth Rs. 300 crores. Industrial zones would be launched in Indore and Ujjain... A MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) train would be launched between Gwalior and Sumavali... The PM will inagurate National Institute for Divyangs and a sports stadium..."

ANI

Oct 2, 2023 3:05 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: Next stop Gwalior

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of many projects of public interest in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Oct 2, 2023 2:55 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: ‘Pained when atrocities take place against daughters,’ says PM

Attacking the Ashok Gehlot government over the issue of corruption and women's safety, PM Modi said he is pained when atrocities take place against daughters anywhere in the country but charged that the Congress has made this a tradition here.

Oct 2, 2023 2:46 PM IST

'BJP made no effort for people of Rajasthan': Sachin Pilot on PM Modi's state visit

Congress leader and Tonk Constituency MLA Sachin Pilot on Monday called PM Modi's visit to Rajasthan a way of wooing the people ahead of the state assembly elections. He said that the visits done by the BJP are 'more political and less administrative'. Pilot also exuded confidence that the Congress party will once again win the Rajasthan elections.

"The public understands what is the reason for the repeated visits of the Prime Minister and BJP leaders. If there was concern about the 8 crore people of Rajasthan, then there are 25 MPs of Rajasthan, but still, no effort was made to fulfil the special demand of Rajasthan. Everyone knows their visits are more political and less administrative," the Congress leader said.

Oct 2, 2023 2:19 PM IST

Modi campaign LIVE: Congress saw a vote bank even Udaipur tailor killing case, says PM

At Chittorgarh, Rajasthan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "What happened in Udaipur was not even imagined by anyone... People come on the pretext of getting clothes stitched and cut the throats of tailors without any fear or dread... Congress saw a vote bank even in this case. I want to ask Congress, what did the Congress party do during the Udaipur tailor killing, they played vote-bank politics...?"

Oct 2, 2023 1:58 PM IST

In Chittorgarh, PM Modi's all-out attack on Ashok Gehlot govt: ‘Destroyed Rajasthan’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday came down heavily on the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan and accused it of destroying the state in the past five years.

Addressing a public rally at Chittorgarh in the poll-bound state, Modi said, "The Congress government in Rajasthan has destroyed the state in the past five years. It pains me that the state tops in crime list... The maximum number of cases of crime against women are from Rajasthan... Is this why you voted for the Congress?"

Modi said Rajasthan has decided to save the state by bringing back the BJP government.

Speaking on the alleged paper leak in Rajasthan, Modi said the mafia will be held accountable and given the “harshest punishment”.

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Oct 2, 2023 1:02 PM IST

Modi slams Gehlot in Rajasthan

PM Modi hit out at Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot during a rally in Chittorgarh. “CM Gehlot was busy securing his seat in the state and his party (Congress) was busy snatching his seat... Every corrupt person, goon, rioter, tyrant, and every leader of Congress has considered himself the government of Rajasthan. Congress left no stone unturned in looting the state,” he said.

Oct 2, 2023 12:54 PM IST

‘BJP will come, hooliganism will go’: PM

Addressing the rally, PM said, “Rajasthan is saying with great confidence and trust - BJP will come, hooliganism will go, BJP will come and stop the riots, BJP will come and stop stone pelting, BJP will come and stop dishonesty, BJP will come, it will bring women security, BJP will come and bring employment, BJP will come and make Rajasthan prosperous.”

Oct 2, 2023 12:52 PM IST

PM Modi: ‘Rajasthan on top of crimes’

PM Modi said, “I am saying with a very sad heart that today when it comes to crime, Rajasthan comes on top. Today, when it comes to anarchy, riots and stone pelting, the name of Rajasthan is infamous.”

He added, “Today our Rajasthan is becoming the most infamous in the cases of atrocities on women, Dalits and backward people.”

Oct 2, 2023 12:34 PM IST

PM Modi targets Congress

PM Modi targeted the Congress party in Rajasthan saying that they “destroyed the roots of the state in the past five years.”

Oct 2, 2023 12:32 PM IST

‘Development of Rajasthan a big priority’: PM Modi

Addressing a rally, PM Modi said that the development of Rajasthan is a big priority for the government of India. “We have focused a lot on modern infrastructure like expressways, highways and railways in Rajasthan. Be it Delhi-Mumbai Expressway or Amritsar-Jamnagar Expressway, these are going to give new strength to the logistics related sector in Rajasthan,” he said.

Oct 2, 2023 12:27 PM IST

PM Modi addresses rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh where he unveiled projects worth 7,000 crores.

Oct 2, 2023 12:21 PM IST

PM Modi to address public rally shortly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Rajasthan CM and BJP leader Vasundhara Raje at Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, where PM Modi will address a public rally shortly.

Oct 2, 2023 11:57 AM IST

‘Rajasthan's development biggest priority for Central govt’: PM Modi in Chittorgarh

“The development of Rajasthan is the biggest priority for the Central government,” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chittorgarh.

“Today is the birth anniversary of our sources of inspiration - Bapu and Lal Bahadur Shastri. On October 1, the whole country, along with Rajasthan, organised a big campaign for cleanliness. I am grateful to the people of the country for making 'Swachhta Abhiyaan' a people's movement,” PM Modi said.

He added, “Rajasthan is a state that has legacy of the past, capability of the present and opportunity of the future. Centre has focussed on development of modern infrastructure like expressways, highways and railways in Rajasthan”

Oct 2, 2023 11:53 AM IST

‘Industries will be expanded…’: PM Modi inaugurates projects worth ₹7,000 crores

PM Modi said, “Today in Chittorgarh, the projects worth 7,000 crores have been inaugurated. To strengthen the Gas-based economy, a gas pipeline network is being installed in the country...Industries will be expanded due to this and it will also provide employment opportunities”

Oct 2, 2023 11:46 AM IST

PM Modi addresses a public rally in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

Oct 2, 2023 11:43 AM IST

PM Modi unveils projects worth over ₹7,000 crores in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils various development projects worth over 7,000 crores in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

Oct 2, 2023 11:41 AM IST

PM Modi reaches Chittorgarh, to lay foundation stone of projects worth over ₹7,000 crore

PM Modi reaches Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, where he will lay foundation stone of various projects worth over 7,000 crore shortly.

Oct 2, 2023 11:30 AM IST

PM Modi offers prayers in Chittorgarh temple; to address public meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits and offers prayers at Sanwaliya Seth Temple in Chittorgarh. He will also address a public meeting here. PM will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of many projects of public interest in Gwalior.

ANI

Oct 2, 2023 10:53 AM IST

On Rajasthan visit, BJP Rajasthan tweets ‘Welcome to holy land of Mewar’

BJP Rajasthan tweets, “Hearty welcome and congratulations on the arrival of the illustrious Prime Minister of the country Shri Narendra Modi in the holy land of Mewar, the city of Lord Shri Sanwaliya Seth.”

Oct 2, 2023 10:47 AM IST

On Gwalior visit, BJP Madhya Pradesh tweets ‘Welcome to historic land’

“Gwalior welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” BJP Madhya Pradesh tweets.

Oct 2, 2023 9:58 AM IST

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over ₹1,500 crore in MP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over 1,530 crore in Gwalior and Sheopur districts. These projects will together benefit more than 720 villages of the region.

Oct 2, 2023 8:53 AM IST

PM Modi to lay foundation stone for 5 road projects worth over Rs. 1880 crores

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to also lay the foundation stone for five different road projects worth over Rs. 1880 crores.

Oct 2, 2023 8:03 AM IST

From cylinders to construction of roads: PM Modi to launch several projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the Mehsana - Bhatinda - Gurdaspur Gas Pipeline to promote gas based economy. The pipeline has been built at a cost of about 4500 crores.

Prime Minister will also dedicate LPG Plant of HPCL at Abu Road. This plant will bottle and distribute 86 lakh cylinders per annum and will also result in net reduction in running of trucks carrying cylinders per annum by around 0.75 million Km, which will help reduce about 0.5 million ton of CO2 emission per annum. He will also dedicate additional storage at Ajmer Bottling Plant, IOCL,the release said.

Prime Minister will dedicate 4-lane road on NH-12 (New NH-52) on the Darah-Jhalawar-Teendhar section, which has been constructed at a cost of more than 1480 crores.

"This project will help ease transportation of the produce of mines from Kota and Jhalawar districts. Further, foundation stone for constructing and widening Railway Over Bridge (ROB) from two lane to four lane in Sawai Madhopur will also be laid. This project will help provide relief from the problem of traffic jams," the statement added.

ANI

Oct 2, 2023 7:36 AM IST

Modi in poll-bound MP on Oct 2 to launch slew of projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gwalior and Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh on Monday and Thursday respectively to launch several projects, including the inauguration of 11,895 crore Delhi-Vadodara Expressway, an official release and the BJP said.

A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said besides inaugurating the Expressway, Modi will also lay the foundation stone for five different road projects worth more than 1,880 crore during the Gwalior visit.

The PM will initiate the 'grih pravesh' ceremony for more than 2.2 lakh homes built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Gramin, as well as inaugurate the houses constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban at a cost of about 140 crore, it said. Modi will lay the foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over 1,530 crore in Gwalior and Sheopur districts, which will benefit more than 720 villages in the region.

PTI

Oct 2, 2023 12:34 PM IST

PM Modi targets Congress

PM Modi targeted the Congress party in Rajasthan saying that they “destroyed the roots of the state in the past five years.”

Oct 2, 2023 12:32 PM IST

‘Development of Rajasthan a big priority’: PM Modi

Addressing a rally, PM Modi said that the development of Rajasthan is a big priority for the government of India. “We have focused a lot on modern infrastructure like expressways, highways and railways in Rajasthan. Be it Delhi-Mumbai Expressway or Amritsar-Jamnagar Expressway, these are going to give new strength to the logistics related sector in Rajasthan,” he said.

Oct 2, 2023 12:27 PM IST

PM Modi addresses rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a rally in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh where he unveiled projects worth 7,000 crores.

Oct 2, 2023 12:21 PM IST

PM Modi to address public rally shortly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former Rajasthan CM and BJP leader Vasundhara Raje at Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, where PM Modi will address a public rally shortly.

Oct 2, 2023 11:57 AM IST

‘Rajasthan's development biggest priority for Central govt’: PM Modi in Chittorgarh

“The development of Rajasthan is the biggest priority for the Central government,” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chittorgarh.

“Today is the birth anniversary of our sources of inspiration - Bapu and Lal Bahadur Shastri. On October 1, the whole country, along with Rajasthan, organised a big campaign for cleanliness. I am grateful to the people of the country for making 'Swachhta Abhiyaan' a people's movement,” PM Modi said.

He added, “Rajasthan is a state that has legacy of the past, capability of the present and opportunity of the future. Centre has focussed on development of modern infrastructure like expressways, highways and railways in Rajasthan”

Oct 2, 2023 11:53 AM IST

‘Industries will be expanded…’: PM Modi inaugurates projects worth ₹7,000 crores

PM Modi said, “Today in Chittorgarh, the projects worth 7,000 crores have been inaugurated. To strengthen the Gas-based economy, a gas pipeline network is being installed in the country...Industries will be expanded due to this and it will also provide employment opportunities”

Oct 2, 2023 11:46 AM IST

PM Modi addresses a public rally in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

Oct 2, 2023 11:43 AM IST

PM Modi unveils projects worth over ₹7,000 crores in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils various development projects worth over 7,000 crores in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

Oct 2, 2023 11:41 AM IST

PM Modi reaches Chittorgarh, to lay foundation stone of projects worth over ₹7,000 crore

PM Modi reaches Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, where he will lay foundation stone of various projects worth over 7,000 crore shortly.

Oct 2, 2023 11:30 AM IST

PM Modi offers prayers in Chittorgarh temple; to address public meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits and offers prayers at Sanwaliya Seth Temple in Chittorgarh. He will also address a public meeting here. PM will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of many projects of public interest in Gwalior.

ANI

Oct 2, 2023 10:53 AM IST

On Rajasthan visit, BJP Rajasthan tweets ‘Welcome to holy land of Mewar’

BJP Rajasthan tweets, “Hearty welcome and congratulations on the arrival of the illustrious Prime Minister of the country Shri Narendra Modi in the holy land of Mewar, the city of Lord Shri Sanwaliya Seth.”

Oct 2, 2023 10:47 AM IST

On Gwalior visit, BJP Madhya Pradesh tweets ‘Welcome to historic land’

“Gwalior welcomes Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” BJP Madhya Pradesh tweets.

Oct 2, 2023 9:58 AM IST

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over ₹1,500 crore in MP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over 1,530 crore in Gwalior and Sheopur districts. These projects will together benefit more than 720 villages of the region.

Oct 2, 2023 8:53 AM IST

PM Modi to lay foundation stone for 5 road projects worth over Rs. 1880 crores

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to also lay the foundation stone for five different road projects worth over Rs. 1880 crores.

Oct 2, 2023 8:03 AM IST

From cylinders to construction of roads: PM Modi to launch several projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the Mehsana - Bhatinda - Gurdaspur Gas Pipeline to promote gas based economy. The pipeline has been built at a cost of about 4500 crores.

Prime Minister will also dedicate LPG Plant of HPCL at Abu Road. This plant will bottle and distribute 86 lakh cylinders per annum and will also result in net reduction in running of trucks carrying cylinders per annum by around 0.75 million Km, which will help reduce about 0.5 million ton of CO2 emission per annum. He will also dedicate additional storage at Ajmer Bottling Plant, IOCL,the release said.

Prime Minister will dedicate 4-lane road on NH-12 (New NH-52) on the Darah-Jhalawar-Teendhar section, which has been constructed at a cost of more than 1480 crores.

"This project will help ease transportation of the produce of mines from Kota and Jhalawar districts. Further, foundation stone for constructing and widening Railway Over Bridge (ROB) from two lane to four lane in Sawai Madhopur will also be laid. This project will help provide relief from the problem of traffic jams," the statement added.

ANI

Oct 2, 2023 7:36 AM IST

Modi in poll-bound MP on Oct 2 to launch slew of projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gwalior and Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh on Monday and Thursday respectively to launch several projects, including the inauguration of 11,895 crore Delhi-Vadodara Expressway, an official release and the BJP said.

A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said besides inaugurating the Expressway, Modi will also lay the foundation stone for five different road projects worth more than 1,880 crore during the Gwalior visit.

The PM will initiate the 'grih pravesh' ceremony for more than 2.2 lakh homes built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Gramin, as well as inaugurate the houses constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban at a cost of about 140 crore, it said. Modi will lay the foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over 1,530 crore in Gwalior and Sheopur districts, which will benefit more than 720 villages in the region.

PTI