The Chief Minister, in a open letter addressed to the fellow countrymen, requested the citizens of the nation for their blessings and good wishes to start his fast, which he said aimed at peace, harmony and brotherhood. [Read more:Gujarat: Full Text of Narendra Modi's open letter to citizens]
Meanwhile, Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela will also begin his fast in the state. [Read more:Narendra Modi to begin his 3 day high-profile fast today]
Many high profile BJP leaders are expected to visit Modi during his fast.
At least 25, 000 people are expected to gather at the fast venue.