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PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam, inspects Statue of Unity progress

The Prime Minister who arrived in the state on Saturday night, took the blessings of his mother Heeraba Modi near state capital Gandhinagar

IANS  |  Ahmedabad 

PM Modi at Sardar Sarovar Dam inauguration. Photo: ANI
PM Modi at Sardar Sarovar Dam inauguration. Photo: ANI

Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the inter-state in Gujarat's district on Sunday on his 67th birthday.

The Prime Minister who arrived in the state on Saturday night, took the blessings of his mother Heeraba Modi near state capital Gandhinagar and went straight to the dam site in Kevadia.

The height of the dam has been raised to 138.68 metres.

 

The inauguration was attended by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and several other religious and spirittual heads from the state.

Modi, earlier inspected the progress of work on the 182-metre in memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel being constructed at Sadhu Bet near the dam site.

He is expected to address a public rally at Daboi, and welcome the participants of the 10-day state-wide Yatra taken out in 85 chariots.

The Yatra will conclude on Sunday.

First Published: Sun, September 17 2017. 12:07 IST
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