Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched several civic projects worth Rs 2,980 crore during his visit to the city of Taj. He launched the Gangajal project pertaining to the water supply to the city. The project will improve the water supply, benefiting Agra residents and tourists as well. The city is being connected with the Palda Fall in Bulandshahr through a pipeline laid for the purpose.
कल पूरे देश ने देखा है कि किस प्रकार लोकसभा में एक ऐतिहासिक बिल पास किया गया है। आजादी के इतने दशकों के बाद गरीबी के कारण बढ़ी असमानता को स्वीकार किया गया है।— BJP (@BJP4India) January 9, 2019
सामान्य श्रेणी के गरीब परिवारों को 10% का आरक्षण मिले, इस तरफ एक महत्वपूर्ण बड़ा कदम उठाया गया : पीएम मोदी #PMInAgra pic.twitter.com/Tc8p4YxJG6
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also laid the foundation stone for an integrated Command and Control Centre for the Agra Smart City project. The Smart City project is meant to develop Agra into a modern world-class tourism destination. Apart from that, the SN Medical College in Agra will be upgraded with a 100-bed maternity wing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that not only Ganga but the cleaning of river Yamuna is also their priority.
जो लोग एक दूसरे का मुंह देखने के लिए तैयार नहीं होते थे, वो देश के चौकीदार को हटाने के लिए एक हो रहें है।— BJP (@BJP4India) January 9, 2019
लेकिन ये चौकीदार बिना डरे, बिना रुके पूरी ईमानदारी से अपना काम करता रहेगा : पीएम मोदी #PMInAgra pic.twitter.com/VE2fg2OOYz
The PM also talked about several flagship programs undertaken during his tenure. Speaking on Ayushman Bharat, Modi said that around 7 lakh poor people have been treated in hospitals under the yojana. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several top BJP leaders were also present on the stage with PM Modi. The occasion comes 48 hours after the declaration made by the government for providing 10% reservations to economical weaker upper castes in jobs and education.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited the Taj city and addressed a mega rally. The BJP has claimed that over two lakh people attended the rally at Kothi Meena Bazar ground for the PM Modi's election rally. Prior to this, Modi had addressed a gathering at the same venue In 2013 and 2016. Citing huge rush during the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the city on Wednesday evening, the city police have issued a notification about the changes in traffic routes.
No vehicle movements would be allowed on MG road between Collectorate Square and St. John's crossing till PM Modi leaves the city in the evening. Meanwhile, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav tweeted, expressing hope that PM Narendra Modi would learn a lesson from his visit to the city of Taj. " Hope the Prime Minister will return from Taj Mahal after learning a lesson of affection and love from it." he tweeted hours before the PM Modi's visit to Agra.
उम्मीद है देश के प्रधान ताजमहल से प्रेम-मोहब्बत का पाठ पढ़कर जाएँगे और अपने आनंद-विहार के बाद यहाँ के आसपास के आलू ,गन्ने और धान के किसानों के दुख-दर्द भी उनको याद आएँगे. दिल्ली से यूपी इतना दूर पहले कभी न था कि उसके बदहाल किसानों और व्यापारियों की देश के सिरमौर को ख़बर न हो. pic.twitter.com/gRfZuKsRHB— Akhilesh Yadav (@yadavakhilesh) January 9, 2019