Navsari town will host the state-level celebrations of Gujarats 53rd Foundation Day on Wednesday,where Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address meets and attend a number of programmes.
Several programmes have been organised in the south Gujarat district to mark the occasion,officials said.
Modi will address an Innovative Farmers Meet at the Navsari Agriculture University,where 150 species of mangoes will be kept on display. He will also inaugurate an exhibition where research work of 100 farmers will be displayed.
Modi will also address Swami Vivekananda Youth Conference in the afternoon and visit an exhibition depicting life sketches of Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda,put up at the venue.
Later,he would address Shakti Jyot of 5,000 women from self help groups and visit the trade fair organised by women members of self help groups under Gujarat Governments Mission Mangalam scheme at Sanskar Bharti Vidyalaya campus.
He would visit a khadi and handicraft fair named Gram Haat and later flag off Gaurav Yatra police parade.
A cultural programme on the theme of Nitya Nutan Navsari (Always New Navsari) will be held at Lunsi Kui ground in the evening in the presence of Modi and Governor Kamla Beniwal.
According to officials,275 developmental works of Rs 686 crore have been dedicated in Navsari as part of the celebrations.
A torchlight procession will be held in Navsari this evening and residential and commercial establishments like shops and malls will be illuminated on the occasion.