Narendra Modi in Gujarat Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday dedicated the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial at Dandi to the nation on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary. He is on a day-long visit to Gujarat.
Prime Minister Modi also addressed New India Youth Conclave in Surat, Gujarat. During the conclave, the prime minister launched a scathing attack on the Congress and its top leadership. He, however, did not take any name but referred them as those who have been out on bail.
The memorial has statues of Mahatma Gandhi and 80 Satyagrahis who had marched with him during the historic Dandi Salt March. It also has 24-narrative murals depicting various events and stories from the historic 1930 Salt March.
PM Modi laid the foundation stone for expansion of the terminal building of Surat airport. An official statement stated that the new terminal building will be spread over a whopping 5,500 square meters, and constructed at a cost of around Rs 354 crore. It is also proposed to be an eco-friendly building that would lit up with of solar energy and LED lighting.