“The trial run of the service has been going on for the last two days. There will be more such trial runs before the Prime Minister flags off the inaugural run of the ferry service on October 22,” said CEO of Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB).
Interestingly, Modi’s itinerary in Gujarat on Saturday was almost same as that of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who began his recent three-day roadshow after paying homage at the Dwarkadhish temple, travelled across Jamnagar and Morbi districts in a bus and then halted at Chotila town for a darshan of goddess Chamunda.
Rahul addressed the gathering from the doors of the bus and tried to engage the crowd. But the only time he got good response was when he asked if farmers were getting good price for groundnut and if the youths got jobs.
At a public rally in Amreli on his birthday, Modi said the honey production farm of the Amreli District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Limited, also known as Amar Dairy, will herald the Sweet Revolution.
Flanked by two Patidars — former Gujarat minister Dilip Sanghani and Surat-based diamond merchant Savji Dholakia — PM Modi urged farmers to launch a “sweet revolution” and “blue revolution” by taking up beekeeping and optimising use of waterways for transportation respectively.
The CM was apparently reacting to recent social media trend criticising actions and policies of the BJP government in Gujarat under the broader trend of vikas gando thayo chhe. The tend has gone viral over the last few weeks and has apparently upset the BJP just a couple of months before Assembly election on the state.
“Poojit”, the 3BHK house of Vijay Rupani in Rajkot city’s Prakash Society has seen one difference in the last one year since he became the chief minister — three policemen now guard the building 24×7. In his hometown, Rupani is still seen as a friend and a BJP worker, who despite being elevated to the […]
In the year since, the government has also concretised the lanes in the Dalit Vas. Vashram re-appeared for Class 12 Board examinations this March for social science, geography and English, but could clear only geography.
Official sources in the RMC confirmed that city buses had been engaged for ferrying studentsto Aji dam where the PM would launch website and mobile application of Smart City Rajkot Hackathon, 2017. The hackathon will be organised on July 29.
Despite the new fee Act, many private institutes across the state continue to charge exorbitantly; and parents, apprehending their children will be targeted by school authorities, are too not openly complaining about it.
“Sloth bears often come of our village, but reports of them attacking humans are unusual. They run away when shooed. But, after a slot bear killed our two men we are terrified,” said Gena Angari, a resident of Khapra village.