1. Narendra Modi Gujarat visit LIVE Updates: PM addresses rally at IIT Gandhinagar

Narendra Modi Gujarat visit LIVE Updates: PM addresses rally at IIT Gandhinagar

PM Modi is addressing a rally at IIT Gandhinagar and he also inaugurated a new building of IIT and dedicated it to the nation.

By: | Updated: October 7, 2017 6:22 PM
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Narendra Modi Gujarat visit Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Gujarat for his two-day visit on Saturday morning. PM’s trip bagan with his visit to the famous Dwarkadheesh temple. During his visit, PM Modi will foundation stones and inaugurate a number of projects. Later during the day, he also addressed a public meeting at Dwarka. He will also speak at the public meeting in Chotila after which he will go to Gandhinagar, where a new building of IIT will be dedicated to the nation. PM Modi will also visit Vadnagar, his birthplace in Mehasana district where he grew up, for the first time since becoming the prime minister in 2014. As per the report by PTI, he will also address a public meeting there before returning to Delhi.

Here are Narendra Modi Gujarat visit LIVE updates:

6:18 PM: We must be the pioneers in all fields of researches: PM

6:17 PM: We must be the global leaders in education: PM

6:16PM: No where in the world there is a forensic science university but only in Gujarat: PM Modi.

6:14 PM: Want IITs to take up the challenge to become Global Beacons: PM

6:11 PM: Committed to promote the IITs across the global platform:PM

6:09 PM: Rs 100o cr fund given to the IIT to boost them: PM.

6:07 PM: PM Modi critiques of Bullet Train, says they would have criticised me for giving this land to the IIT at such low rate of rent if election would have taken place at that time.

6:05 PM: A Digital India guarantees transparency, effective service delivery and good governance: PM

6:03 PM: If user-friendly technology is introduced then we can take the country on the path of digital literacy: PM Narendra Modi

6:00 PM: You are IIT-ians, I was a Tea-ian when I was young (I sold tea). On this day, a few years ago, I took oath as CM for the first time. Till then, I had never even been an MLA. I had decided that whatever I will do, I will do to the best of my abilities: PM
5:58 PM: Work is underway to spread digital literacy to every part of India, among all age groups and sections of society: PM

5:56 PM: My government is committed to end digital divide: PM Modi

5:55 PM: We want to make every village digitally literate: PM Modi

4: 02 PM: PM Modi also helped Gujarat get Rs 600 cr loan from Asian Development Bank for SAUNI Yojana of the state: CM Rupani

3: 58 PM:  “I thank you PM Modi on behalf of Gujarat for solving GST related issues. It’ll help small traders,” said Vijay Rupani

3: 50 PM: Rupani took a dig at the Congress and said, “When Congress was in power at Centre, development projects of Gujarat had been stalled.”

3: 48 PM: The PM laid the foundation stone of a bridge between Okha and Beyt Dwarka worst more than Rs8000 crore a few hours ago, says CM Rupani

3: 45 PM: Earlier in the day, CM of Gujarat Vijay Rupani said, “It’s a big day for Gujarat. PM Modi will launch projects worth 10,000 crore over two days.”

3: 38 PM: PM Narendra Modi has concluded his speech. People leaving the venue after attending the public meeting where the PM laid foundation stone of the international airport.

3: 25 PM:  Surendranagar is likely to harvest a bumper crop this year. Adopt drip, sprinkler irrigation to usher in a new revolution, micro irrigation, adoption of technology will play a major role for doubling the income of farmers by 2022: PM Modi

3: 11 PM: We made aviation affordable & within reach of the lesser privileged: PM Narendra Modi in Rajkot

3: 08 PM: The roads here (in Surendranagar district) were accident prone. It was Keshubhai Patel who worked towards making better roads and making them safer: PM

3: 03 PM: PM said, “Sursagar Dairy will be ‘Sukh Sagar’ for people of this region. How can we forget how previous Governments in Gujarat did not allow dairy sector to grow in Saurashtra. We had the opportunity to change that and promote dairies.”

2: 59 PM:  PM Modi said, “Aviation cannot be about rich people. We have made aviation affordable and within reach of the lesser privileged.”

2: 57 PM: If there is one district that stands to gain maximum from waters of the Narmada it is Surendranagar, said PM Modi

2: 55 PM: PM Modi dedicates to public drinking water project for Surendranagar, milk processing and packaging plant of Surendranagar dairy.

2: 53 PM: Rajkot International Airport a big step towards development, said PM.

2: 50 PM: The definition of development is changing. Earlier, a hand pump would be put and a leader would use that for multiple elections. Things have changed now. We are bringing waters of the Narmada here, for the benefit of citizens: PM

2: 48 PM: PM Narendra Modi while addressing a public meeting at Surendranagar district said, “Who imagined in this district that an airport will come? Is this not development? Is this kind of development not needed…such development works will empower citizens.”

2: 45 PM: The Prime Minister has begun his speech at a public meeting in Surendranagar district.

2: 40 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of greenfield airport at Rajkot.

2: 13 PM: PM will address a public meeting shortly.

2: 10 PM: Prime Minister Modi arrived in Chotlia.

1: 34 PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his friend Hari Bhai while leaving from Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka


12: 33 PM: PM while addressing the public meeting in Gujarat’s Dwarka said, “The world’s attention is being drawn to India. People are coming to invest here. All this will bring opportunities for the people of India. I see Gujarat contributing actively to the development of India & congratulate the Gujarat Government.”

12: 32 PM: “The common citizen of India wants the fruits of development to reach him or her. Nobody wants their children to live in poverty. We want to help our people fulfil that dream and want to fight poverty,” said PM Modi

12: 30 PM: PM Modi said, “‘When there is trust in a government and when policies are made with best intentions, it is natural for people to support us for the best interests of the nation.”

12: 27 PM: Had already stated earlier that we would look into GST for 3 months and make changes, mend loopholes as per the experience: PM in Dwarka

12: 25 PM: It was like Diwali yesterday when we made some important changes in the Goods and Services Tax: PM in Dwarka

12: 23 PM:  PM emphasised on empowering fishermen. He said, “Government of India is taking steps towards the empowerment of fishermen. We do not want our fishermen to live in poverty, we want to create more opportunities for them.”

12: 21 PM: Building of infrastructure should enhance economic activities and add to the atmosphere of development: PM

12: 20 PM: PM said, “Development of the tourism sector cannot be in isolation. If we want to draw more tourists to Gir, we should also inspire the tourist to visit other parts like Dwarka.”

12: 18 PM: “We want development of ports and port-led development. The blue economy should help further the progress of India,” PM Narendra Modi said.

12: 17 PM: PM Modi while addressing the public meeting in Gujarat’s Dwarka said, “We are taking steps to ensure greater income for our farmers.”

12: 15 PM: PM also said, “I still recall how tough it was for people of Bet Dwarka. Lack of infrastructure meant transportation was tough, people faced difficulties if an emergency came up. We wanted to change this with a push on infrastructure.”

12: 13 PM: PM in Dwarka said, “Building of infrastructure should enhance economic activities and add to the atmosphere of development.”

12: 08 PM: Also Watch – PM Modi visited Dwarkadheesh Temple, Dwarka in Gujarat earlier in the day.

12: 07 PM: Today I am seeing a very different mood here in Dwarka. There is tremendous enthusiasm here. What we are working towards is not merely a bridge to reach Bet Dwarka, it connects us to our history and culture: PM Modi

12: 05 PM: “This bridge is to help connect Dwarka with other areas,” said PM while inaugurating the bridge between Okha and Bet Dwarka.

12: 03 PM: The Prime Minister is addressing a public meeting in Dwarka.

12: 01 PM: PM Modi inaugurated the bridge between Okha and Bet Dwarka.

11: 53 AM:  PM Modi will lay foundation stone for the project of the international airport at Hirasar near Rajkot. The proposed airport will come up on 1025 hectare land spread across Hirasar, Doslighuna, Garida and Lama Kotadi villages, reported the Indian Express.


11: 42 AM: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari is also present at the ceremony.


11: 30 AM: PM Modi was welcomed at the foundation stone laying ceremony of a bridge between Okha and Bet Dwarka.


11: 16 AM: PM will lay foundation stones for other projects relating to the road sector and will then address a public meeting at Dwarka.

11: 08 AM: PM Modi’s visit has come days after Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi visited the state last month.

10: 59 AM: Here are the visuals of PM Modi’s visit to Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka, take a look:


10: 55 AM: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was also present at Dwarkadhish Temple.

10: 50 AM: PM Narendra Modi offered prayers at Dwarkadhish Temple in Dwarka.


10: 42 AM: PM Modi will also visit Dwarkadhish Temple later in the day.


10: 37 AM: PM Narendra Modi arrives in Jamnagar, Gujarat for his two-day visit to the state


10:30 AM: At Dwarka, Prime Minister Modi will lay the foundation stone for a four-lane cable-stayed signature bridge between Okha and Bet Dwarka to be built at a cost of Rs. 962 crore.

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