Ahead of PM’s visit, Jammu turns ‘Modi’fied


JAMMU : Ahead of the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Jammu tomorrow, the city of temples has been done up with flags and welcome hoardings.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu on Tuesday to launch multiple development projects, including for education, railway, aviation and road sectors, worth Rs 32000 crore.

The BJP activists along with workers have installed party flags and welcome hoardings on important squares in  City of Temples which apparently have done up aptly for the welcome of the Prime Minister.

Supporters have erected huge hoardings with party flags and posters depicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President of the Bharatiya Janta Party Jagat Prakash Nadda, J&K BJP president Ravinder Raina and other senior party leaders.

As per official information, the PM will lay foundation stone besides inauguration & dedication to nation of 220 Projects worth Rs 32000 crore in Jammu & Kashmir at MA Stadium here which certainly will infuse life into the J&K unit of the party ahead of forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

The projects include AIIMS Jammu, IIT Jammu, IIM Jammu, New Terminal Building Jammu Airport, 206 Developmental Projects of UT, Common User Petroleum Terminal Jammu, MoRTH Projects Expressway, bridges, tunnels  and other infrastructure projects. Other projects include new Railway Line between Banihal- Khari- Sumber- Sangaldan section and Electrification of Baramulla- Sangaldan Railway line.

Moreover, 1748 appointment letters  would be  distributed  among newly recruited government employees of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion.

Meanwhile, a BJP sympathiser excitedly said that everything was being done ‘for an important event.’ in the Union Territory as PM is visiting the UT for the first time after the consecration ceremony of Ayodhya Ram Mandir.

“We do such things in our houses before a happy occasion. Likewise, we are decorating the city for an important function as our PM is visiting us,” he said

The PM would also interact with beneficiaries of various schemes as part of the ‘Viksit Bharat, Viksit Jammu’ programme.