PM Modi unveils statue of Deendayal Upadhyay in Chandigarh

The Prime Minister, who is on a visit to Chhattisgarh on the state's foundation day, also inaugurated the Jungle Safari park developed in an area of 320-hectares in Naya Raipur.

By: PTI | Raipur | Updated: November 1, 2016 3:20 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday unveiled the statue of Jan Sangh idealogue Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in Raipur. The Prime Minister, who is on a visit to Chhattisgarh on the state’s foundation day, also inaugurated the Jungle Safari park developed in an area of 320-hectares in Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital of the state.

He dedicated the BRTS developed under public transport service facility between Raipur and Naya Raipur. The two-kilometer long ‘Ekatm Path’ constructed between Naya Raipur railway station and Capitol Complex was also dedicated to the state by Modi.

The Prime Minister is in Chhattisgarh to inaugurate the 16th foundation day celebrations of the state, which was carved out of Madhya Pradesh. A multi-layered security blanket has been thrown over the city here in view of the PM’s visit.