Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit his home State Gujarat for a string of events on March 7 and 8. The events Mr. Modi is slated to attend include a conference of women sarpanch in Gandhinagar and Puja at Somnath temple, where the Prime Minister is also a trustee.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Gujarat for two days,” a senior government official.
According to the schedule, Mr. Modi will land in Surat on March 7 and will proceed to the petrochemical project OPAL set up by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation in Dahrj near Bharuch.
Subsequently, he will inaugurate a newly-built bridge on Narmada River on Delhi Bombay national highway in Bharuch and will also address a public rally there.
The Prime Minister will then attend a special dinner organised at Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s residence, where all State Ministers and BJP lawmakers are expected to be present.
On March 8, Mr. Modi will leave for Somnath from Gandhinagar to offer special puja at the historical Somnath temple. This will be Mr. Modi’s first visit to the temple after becoming Prime Minister in May 2014.
After returning from Somnath, Mr. Modi will address a conference of women sarpanch in Gandhinagar.