Narendra Modi Gujarat visit Day 2 Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Gujarat on Saturday for his two-day visit. The Prime Minister started the second leg of his tour today. He began his trip from his hometown Vadnagar which was all geared up for PM’s welcome. Later in the day, PM also addressed a public meeting here. PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone in Bharuch for Bhadbhut Barrage that is to be built over the Narmada River. He will later flag off the Antyodaya Express between Udhna (Surat, Gujarat), and Jaynagar (Bihar). He will also address a public meeting in Bharuch before returning to Delhi. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted saying, “I look forward to visiting Vadnagar, my hometown tomorrow morning. This visit will bring back several memories from my childhood.” In a series of tweets, PM Modi briefed about his visit to Vadnagar.
Here are Narendra Modi Gujarat visit Day 2 LIVE Updates:
3: 35 PM: Gujarat’s strides in animal husbandry have helped farmers. I told Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to send a team to Gujarat and study the Pashu Arogya Melas. They did that and organised a similar one in Varanasi, which I had the opportunity to visit and see how it helped farmers, says PM
3: 32 PM: We have a very important activity in animal husbandry in Gujarat. Gujarat’s farmer has got a new force from animal husbandry, says PM Modi
3: 28 PM: Honesty will win despite some people corrupting and looting our country, says PM
3: 25 PM: PM Narendra Modi appreciates UP CM, Yogi Adityanath’s Cattle Mela was a great initiative.
3: 23 PM: Watch –
— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2017
3: 20 PM: Gujarat knows how to protect animals. Gujarat only state to work towards animal welfare
3: 16 PM: Gujarat’s strides in animal husbandry have helped farmers. I told UP CM Office and CM Yogi Adityanath to send a team to Gujarat and study the Pashu Arogya Melas. They did that and organised a similar one in Varanasi, which I had the opportunity to visit & see how it helped farmers: PM
3: 13 PM: Neem coating of urea helped farmers and stopped corruption as well as theft: PM
3: 10 PM: We decided that 100 percent neem coating of urea has to be done so that it can only be used in farming and not in chemical factories, says Modi
3: 05 PM: The Antyodaya Express that PM flagged off through video link from Bharuch, started from Udhna in Surat and its journey will end at Jaynagar in Bihar. This is the second Antyodaya Express that has been flagged of today. The first was the Antyodaya Express from Mumbai to Gorakhpur, reported the Indian Express.
3: 02 PM: Antyodaya Express makes it easier for people from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to go home for Chhath Puja: PM
2: 59 PM: The Antyodaya Express is a commendable initiative by the Ministry of Railways. It connects people and particularly helps those who are from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and work away from their home: PM Modi
2: 50 PM: PM is speaking at a public meeting in Bharuch, Gujarat.
2: 45 PM: PM Modi flagged off Antyodaya Express between Udhna in Gujarat and Jaynagar in Bihar.
2: 15 PM: PM Modi is in Bharuch and will lay foundation stone of barrage over Narmada River.
1: 48 PM: PM Modi reaches the venue at Bharuch where he will address the public meeting. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is addressing the meeting now
1: 32 PM: Udhna-Jaynagar Antyodaya Express set to be flagged off by PM Modi through video link from Bharuch
1: 14 PM: The Health Minister took to Twitter and posted a video about Intensified Mission Indradhanush and said, “Grateful to Hon’ble PM @narendramodi ji for encouraging healthcare in India by launching Intensified Mission Indradhanush.” Watch video:
— Jagat Prakash Nadda (@JPNadda) October 8, 2017
1: 03 PM: The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, JP Nadda today said that under the leadership of PM Modi, Intensified Mission Indradhanush will focus on high priority areas.
12: 52 PM: Earlier in the day PM Narendra Modi launched Mission Intensified Indradhanush at Vadnagar in Gujarat.
12: 35 PM: The previous government had no interest in bringing about changes in the healthcare programmes. It was during former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee’s term that healthcare programmes were introduced and after 10 years we have started again, says PM
12: 32 PM: Today I met youngsters from a medical college. We as a society require more doctors who can serve people: PM Modi
12: 30 PM: BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain tweeted about Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Vadnagar, saying, “People of Vadnagar must be so proud to see Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister today.”
12: 27 PM: “We brought prices of stents down. Work is constantly being done to make healthcare affordable for the poor”: PM
12: 25 PM: “Doctors and good food may or may not guarantee good health, but cleanliness does,” said PM Modi in Vadnagar
12: 23 PM: PM Modi talked about Chinese President and said “Scholar Xuanzang visited my village in India and in China he visited Pres Xi’s village.”
— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2017
12: 19 PM: “We brought prices of stents down. Work is constantly being done to make healthcare affordable for the poor,” said PM.
12: 16 PM: PM expressed his happiness over the inauguration of projects relating to the health sector, he said “I am happy that I have got to inaugurate projects relating to the health sector, particularly Intensified Mission Indradhanush.”
12: 13 PM: When Hiuen Tsang came to India his stay was in Vadnagar, which was then called Anandapur
12: 10 PM: I go back with your blessings, assure you that I will work even harder for the nation: PM Modi in Vadnagar
12: 07 PM: 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
12: 03 PM: PM Narendra Modi is addressing a public meeting in his hometown Vadnagar.
11: 58 AM: PM Modi launched the ImTeCHO app. ImTeCHO is an innovative mobile phone application to improve performance of ASHAs through better supervision, support and motivation for increasing coverage of proven maternal, newborn and child health interventions among resource-poor settings in India. ImTeCHO stands for “Innovative mobile-phone Technology for Community Health Operations”. “TeCHO” in Gujarati means “support”; therefore, “ImTeCHO” means “I am support.”
11: 45 AM: PM launches Mission Intensified Indradhanush at Vadnagar. The areas and districts with the highest number of under or partially vaccinated children will be in high focus under this programme
11: 37 AM: BJP Gujarat praised PM Modi’s tenure as CM for boosting medical education.
— BJP Gujarat (@BJP4Gujarat) October 8, 2017
11: 29 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Mission Intensified Indra Dhanush, an immunization program, in Vadnagar today.
11: 25 AM: The Prime Minister will distribute e-tablets to health workers to mark the launch of ImTeCHO, as reported by the Indian Express. ImTeCHO is an innovative mobile phone application to improve performance of ASHAs through better supervision, support and motivation for increasing coverage of proven maternal, newborn and child health interventions among resource-poor settings in India.
11: 21 AM: PM’s visit to Vadnagar was his first since he assumed the office of the PM in 2014.
11: 12 AM: The PM will launch the Intensified Mission Indradhanush, later in the day, to accelerate progress towards the goal of full immunization coverage, as per the report by the Indian Express.
11: 08 AM: PM wished the students ‘All the best’ before leaving the college.
11: 01 AM: Yesterday, ahead of PM’s visit in Vadnagar, the entire town was decorated for a rousing reception of him. Watch this video:
Vibrant atmosphere in Vadnagar in the run-up to the Prime Minister’s visit. pic.twitter.com/z4y7aI5DFb
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) October 8, 2017
10: 53 AM: PM Narendra Modi interacts with students at Vadnagar’s GMERS Medical College.
10: 55 AM: PM Narendra Modi dedicates Vadnagar’s GMERS Medical College to the nation. Gujarat CM, Dy CM and Union Min JP Nadda were also present.
10: 50 AM: WATCH- Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached his school in Vadnagar, Gujarat
— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2017
10: 35 AM: PM Modi reaches his school, B N High School and kneels down in front of it, reported the Indian Express.
10: 33 AM: PM Narendra Modi offers prayers at Vadnagar’s Hatkeshwar Temple after his roadshow.
10: 30 AM: PM Modi visits Hatkeshwar Temple.
10: 26 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his hometown and will address a public meeting here today.
10: 21 AM: WATCH – PM Narendra Modi’s roadshow in his hometown Vadnagar
— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2017
10: 16 AM: Thousands of people gathered at PM Modi’s roadshow, shower him with flowers. The police has been deployed to manage the crowd.
10: 10 AM: PM Narendra Modi embarks on a roadshow in his hometown Vadnagar, amid loud cheers by the crowd. The crowd chants ‘Modi Modi’
10: 05 AM: Enthusiastic crowd welcomed for PM at Vadnagar.
10: 00 AM: On the second day of his Gujarat visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in his hometown Vadnagar.