Thousands of people gathered streets of Surat where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a grand roadshow on Sunday evening.
The Prime Minister arrived in Surat for a two-day Gujarat visit after attending BJP's national executive meeting in Bhubaneswar. This is Modi's first visit to Surat after the BJP's landslide victory in the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
The buildings along the road from airport to circuit house were illuminated and decorated. Following the roadshow, Modi will meet BJP leaders at the Circuit House.
Modi has a packed schedule for Monday, including inauguration of a Rs. 400-crore hospital in Surat and an ice-cream facility of Surat District Co-operative Milk Producers Union at Bajipura village.
Modi 20-feet statue
Over a hundred cutouts and a 20-foot statue of Modi, besides a 1,008-metre-long banner with welcome greetings penned by lakhs of people, have also been placed along the route.
Sand art to welcome Modi in Surat
Sand art with a message of Swacch Bharat was seen in Surat to welcome Modi.
The Prime Minister arrived in Surat at around 7 pm on Saturday after attending BJP's national executive meeting in Bhubaneswar.
PM waving at people during roadshow
Thousands thronged to get a glimpse of the Prime Minister.