Prime minister Narendra Modi met mother Heeraben in Gandhinagar. I have met PM’s mother after two years. The PM is on a two-day visit to Gujarat. After reaching here, PM Modi also ate food with his mother.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi did a road show in Gujarat. Modi was seen wearing a saffron-coloured cap in a car decorated with garlands of flowers. During the roadshow, Modi shook hands and greeted hundreds of supporters and fans gathered on both sides of the road. The roadshow, which started from the airport, ended at ‘Kamalam’, the state headquarters of the BJP in Gandhinagar, about 10 km away.
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and BJP state unit president C.R. Patil was also present with Modi. The roadshow is being seen as the start of the party’s campaign for the Gujarat Assembly elections, which are to be held in December this year.
A party functionary said that after reaching ‘Kamalam’, the BJP’s state headquarters in Gandhinagar, PM Modi held a meeting with BJP state unit leaders on the strategy for the Gujarat Assembly elections. After the roadshow, PM Modi addressed more than one lakh representatives of three levels of Panchayati Raj institutions in the state in the Panchayat Mahasammelan. During this, referring to Mahatma Gandhi, he said that his dream of rural development should be fulfilled as India is celebrating 75th anniversary of independence.