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PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat on August 27-28, will inaugurate several projects


New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat on August 27 and 28. As per the itinerary shared by the government, he will address Khadi Utsav at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad at around 5:30 pm on Saturday, August 27.

At around 10 am the next day, he will inaugurate Smriti Van Memorial in Bhuj. Thereafter, at around noon, he will lay the foundation stone and inaugurate various developmental projects in Bhuj. At around 5 pm, PM Modi will address a programme in Gandhinagar, marking the commemoration of 40 yeaSmritirs of Suzuki in India.

Khadi Utsav, being held as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, will witness 7,500 women khadi artisans from various districts of Gujarat spinning charkha live at the same time and at the same place. The event will also feature an exhibition showcasing the “Evolution of Charkhas” by displaying 22 charkhas from different generations used since 1920s. It will include charkhas like “Yerwada Charkha” which symbolises the charkhas used during the freedom struggle, to the charkhas with latest innovations and technology used today.

During the event, PM Modi will also inaugurate the new office building of the Gujarat Rajya Khadi Gramodyog Board and a foot over-bridge at Sabarmati.

Smriti Van has been built in an area of around 470 acre to celebrate the spirit of resilience shown by the people after the death of around 13,000 people who had lost their lives during the 2001 earthquake which had its epicentre in Bhuj.

PM Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of projects worth around Rs 4400 crore in Bhuj. He will inaugurate the Kutch Branch Canal of Sardar Sarovar Project.

Other projects to be inaugurated by him include New Automatic Milk Processing and Packing Plant of Sarhad Dairy; Regional Science Centre, Bhuj; Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Convention Centre at Gandhidham; Veer Bal Smarak at Anjar; Bhuj 2 Substation at Nakhatrana etc. He will also lay the foundation stone of various projects worth over Rs 1,500 crore as well, including the Bhuj- Bhimasar Road.

In Gandhinagar, PM Modi will address a programme marking the commemoration of 40 years of Suzuki in India at Mahatma Mandir. He will lay the foundation stones of two key projects of the Suzuki group in India – the Suzuki Motor Gujarat Electric Vehicle Battery Manufacturing Facility at Hansalpur, Gujarat and Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming vehicle manufacturing facility in Kharkhoda, Haryana.





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