On Day 2 of Gujarat tour, PM flags off Vande Bharat train, launches metro, addresses rallies

Updated: Sep 30 2022 11:52PM

On Day 2 of Gujarat tour, PM flags off Vande Bharat train, launches metro, addresses rallies

Ahmedabad/Ambaji, Sep 30 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express train, opened the first phase of the Ahmedabad Metro rail and addressed a rally in Banaskantha district, where he also laid the foundation stone for a rail project planned in 1930 as he wrapped his two-day visit to poll-bound Gujarat.

On the last day of his latest trip to his home state, where Assembly polls are due by the year-end, the prime minister attended a host of events in Ahmedabad and then travelled to Ambaji in Banaskantha district where he either inaugurated or laid foundation stones for projects worth nearly Rs 7,000 crore before addressing the rally in the famous pilgrimage town.

On Thursday, Modi had attended multiple events in Ahmedabad, Surat and Bhavnagar and launched projects worth Rs 9,400 crore.