Gandhinagar, Aug 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a one-day visit to Gujarat on Thursday for inaugurating a series of schemes and addressing a public meeting in the state.
He will distribute certificates to beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin in Valsad, launch several projects in Junagadh & address convocation of Gujarat Forensic Science University in Gandhinagar today.
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PM Modi will attend four functions, including the convocation of the Gujarat Forensic Science University and a meeting of the Somnath temple trust in Gandhinagar's Raj Bhavan. The Prime Minister will address a public meeting at the Police Training College ground near Junagadh.
After the event in Valsad, the prime minister would go to Junagadh town in Saurashtra to inaugurate various projects, including a newly-built hospital of the Gujarat Medical and Education Research Society and two fisheries colleges at Veraval town in the Gir Somnath district, another official said.
Before leaving for New Delhi, PM Modi is also expected to hold a meeting of state-level BJP leaders to possibly discuss strategies for the 2019 Lok Sabha election, news agency IANS reported.
In 2014 general election, the BJP had won all the 26 parliamentary seats from Gujarat.