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Narendra Modi in Gujarat: A list of announcements the PM made on Sunday

The poll-bound Gujarat will continue to see high-profile visits with the Congress vice president, Rahul Gandhi, visiting for the second time since last one month

BS Web Team 

Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

On the second day of his visit, Prime Minister reached his hometown and was greeted by enthusiastic crowds everywhere. 

made elaborate arrangements to celebrate and welcome the prime minister in his birthplace after a five-year gap, the first ever since he assumed the office of the prime minister of the nation.

On a visit to his poll-bound home state, Gujarat, for a third time in less than a month, Modi launched and inaugurated a number of projects. Here are some of them:

1. PM Modi inaugurated GMERS Medical College, the first medical college in northern in the presence of CM and Union Health Minister He slammed the over the state of the sector in the country, alleging that it had failed to bring a health policy during its 10-year rule. Read more

2. Later in the day, Modi flagged off the that would connect workers and labourers in with their hometowns in and Read more

3. He launched the to accelerate the progress towards the goal of coverage. The mission will provide greater focus on urban areas and other pockets of low immunisation coverage. Read more

4. He slammed the former for not bringing in a health policy and said it was former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. Read more

Amid 'Modi-Modi' chants, flowers were showered on him at several places along the route of a roadshow. He promised to work even harder for the nation. He visited his school, B N High School and also offered prayers at the Hatkeshwar Mahadev Temple. He said the town had taught him to "drink poison". Referring to the attacks on him during his tenure as CM after the Godhra riots in 2002, he said he managed to serve the nation with the blessings of Lord Shiva since 2001 despite some people "spewing venom" at him during these years. Read more

First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 14:33 IST