Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch development projects worth more than Rs 5,500 crore in Rajasthan on Wednesday. He will also deliver a speech in front of a mass gathering organized by the party in Abu Tariq Road, Sirouhi District.

According to the Prime Minister’s Office, the focus of the projects will be on strengthening infrastructure and connectivity in the region. The Project Management Office added that the road and railway works will facilitate the movement of goods and services, promote trade and commerce, and improve the social and economic conditions of the people of the region.

Details of projects to be launched by PM Modi

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for road construction projects to upgrade to two lanes in Rajsamand and Udaipur and redevelopment of Udaipur Railway Station.

• It will also lay the foundation stone for the metering conversion project and for the construction of a new line from Nathdwara to Nathdwara town in Rajsamand.

• Modi will inaugurate three national highway projects, including a 114km six-lane Udaipur to Shamlaji section of NH-48, and a 110km widening and strengthening to 4 lanes with paved shoulder of the Bar-Bilara-Jodhpur section of NH-25, 47 2-lane long sleeve with cobbled shoulder section from NH 58E.

Features of the redeveloped Udaipur Railway Station

The redeveloped station is likely to have a renovated food court and waiting lounge. It may also contain a children’s play area and a facility promoting local products of the city.

A city-center-like place will be created for the citizens, as the station is connected to all means of transportation such as cars, taxis, and bus stops. The station is expected to be constructed using green building technology. Special attention will be given to facilities for the disabled.

Prime Minister Modi will also visit the Shantivan complex

The prime minister will also visit the Shantivan complex of the Brahma Kumaris, a religious organization. The Prime Minister’s Office noted that the Prime Minister’s special focus was on giving impetus to spiritual renewal across the country.

He will lay the foundation stone for a highly specialized global charity hospital, the second phase of the Shivmani Nursing Home and the expansion of the Nursing College. The hospital will be established in Abu Road, on an area of ​​50 feddans. It added that it would provide world-class medical facilities and would prove particularly beneficial to the poor and tribal people in the region.

Illustration of redevelopment of Udaipur railway station. (photo: ANI)

The Bharatiya Janata Party is preparing for the visit of Prime Minister Modi

The Bharatiya Janata Party of Rajasthan on Tuesday carried out a clean-up campaign in the town of Abu Rudd in Siruri district where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public gathering.

Prior to the visit, BJP officials and workers led by State President CP Joshi picked up brooms and cleaned the bus stand to deliver the message of cleanliness.

The Swachh Bharat mission launched by Modi on October 2, 2014 has become a grassroots movement, Joshi said, adding that it is now in the nature of people to pick up brooms to clean the streets and create a healthy environment around them.

A ‘Chai Pe Charcha’ event was also organized at Abu Road railway station where the BJP leader spoke about the PM’s visit. He also interacted with goons, taxi drivers, local vendors, and shopkeepers, and invited them to gather.

Rajasthan will go to the polls later this year.

Other projects launched by Prime Minister Modi in Rajasthan

In April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the first Vande Bharat Express in Rajasthan. Prime Minister Modi said that the Vande Bharat Express will greatly benefit the tourism industry in Rajasthan.

During the launch via video conferencing, the PM also criticized the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Jillot, and his former deputy, Sachin Pilot. “I thank Jilot Ji, who made time for development work and attended the railway programme, despite the political tensions he is going through,” Modi said.

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Prime Minister Modi’s remarks came a day after Congress leader and State Minister Sachin Pilot launched a one-day hunger strike against the Jahlot government to press for “inaction against corruption”.

Hours after the PM’s speech, Ashok Jillot called his comments “unfortunate” and said PM Modi’s speech was delivered keeping in mind the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

It was in the form of the Bharatiya Janata Party election agenda. I believe that your comments will not be acceptable to the people of the country and its citizens.”

Jahlot also accused the prime minister of “trying to diminish the importance of the railways” by canceling the separate railway budget.

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