Saturday, October 07, 2017

PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Rajkot international airport

Rajkot: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Greenfield international airport at Rajkot in Gujarat and said that the government has made aviation affordable and within reach of the lesser privileged. “Aviation cannot be about rich people. We are bringing waters of the Narmada here, for the benefit of citizens,” Modi said addressing a public meeting at Rajkot. Click here to catch live news updates on Modi in Gujarat.
“There was no aviation policy post-independence. We made those policies & took responsibility to connect smallest of places by air,” he added. (Also Read: Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone of Ahmedabad-Rajkot Highway in Dwarka, Hails GST Council Reforms)
Speaking at the public meeting, PM Modi took a veiled dig at Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) saying that those who oppose the international airport at Rajkot can travel by bus. “Who had imagined an airport will come in this district? Is this not development? Such kinds of development projects empower people,” Modi said.
07/10/17 India.com

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