“Govind Guruji’s whole life was spent for the independence of India and service of the Tribal community. His service and nationalism were so strong that he started a tradition of sacrifices, and he became a symbol of sacrifices. Last year, our government developed the Mangarh Dham on a national level…,” the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister said that he had the chance to visit the Ambaji Temple before coming for the public event.
“Before coming here, I had the chance to visit the Ambaji Temple… The way the ‘Gabbar’ (a small hillock to the west of Ambaji village believed to be the original seat of the goddess) is being developed, I spoke about it in the ‘Mann ki Baat’ yesterday…,” PM Modi said.
The Prime Minister also spoke on the benefits of the developmental projects launched by him in Manesar.
“Today developmental projects worth Rs. 6000 crore have been announced… These projects will strengthen the farmers… These will create connectivity with the whole country… All districts around Mehsana would be benefitted because of these projects…,” PM Modi said.
Speaking about potato cultivation in north Gujarat, Modi said, “Potatoes of North Gujarat are famous all over the world… Export-quality potatoes are produced in North Gujarat… The products from potatoes are exported around the world…”
“Deesa is being developed as a hub of organic farming for potatoes… Potato processing plants are established in Banaskantha… Our farmers producing potatoes have done the work of producing gold from the sandy soil…,” he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various development projects worth around Rs 5800 crore in multiple sectors in Gujarat’s Mehsana on Monday.
PM Modi is on a two-day visit to Gujarat. On Tuesday, PM Modi will visit Kevadia where he will offer floral tribute at the Statue of Unity, which will be followed by Rashtriya Ekta Diwas celebrations.
Modi will also lay the foundation stone and inaugurate multiple projects on Tuesday. Thereafter, he will address the Officer Trainees of the 98th Common Foundation Course in Aarambh 5.0.