In Hometown Vadnagar, PM Modi Recalls 'Drinking Venom' Since 2001

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union petroleum & natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan with chief executive officers and

VADNAGAR Prime Minister Narendra Modi struck an instant chord with the people in his hometown, Vadnagar, in Gujarat's Mehsana district on Sunday. "This will help poor women to not travel far off places for delivering babies", Modi said.

The Prime Minister, who spoke for almost 30 minutes in a mix of Hindi and Gujarati, concluded his speech with a reference to the Hatkeshwar Mahadev temple in Vadnagar, where he performed puja before addressing the gathering. He interacted with the medical students in the college in their own classroom.

In another instance, PMO India tweeted "Coming back to one's hometown and receiving such a warm welcome is special". Whatever I am today is due to the values I have learnt on this soil, among you all in Vadnagar, says PM. He launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush to accelerate the progress towards the goal of full immunisation coverage.

- PM Modi visits the school where he once studied. "Installing a hand-pump was the definition of development", Modi said in his address.

- PM Modi arrives in his hometown Vadnagar.

Prime Minister's this visit also comes in line with the upcoming assembly elections in the state. ImTeCHO stands for "Innovative mobile-phone Technology for Community Health Operations".

Maintaining that he does not want the business class to get caught in red-tape, the Prime Minister said based on the information the Government had, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley convinced everyone at the GST Council to make the changes.

Modi then asked, "Ene vikas kahevay?"

Mr. Modi laid foundation stone of Bhadbhut barrage on a Narmada river to improve portable water sources and irrigation facilities. He will also unveil plaques for the inauguration of various plants of Gujarat Narmada Fertiliser Corporation.

On Sunday, Modi will inaugurate a Rs 500 crore Government hospital and medical college at his home town Vadnagar in north Gujarat, lay the foundation stone of a Rs 1,200 crore global Buddhist complex near Shamlaji in Aravalli district, lay the foundation stone of the Rs 3000 crore Bhadbhut barrage project and the Rs 650 crore Dahej-Ghogha ro-ro ferry service near Bharuch before leaving for Delhi from Vadodara. He will address a public meeting. "After this neem coating, the urea can not be used in any factory except in farming", the Prime Minister said.

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