PM Modi inaugurates four-lane extradosed bridge, says Gujarat will cherish this gift
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his two-day visit to Gujarat, where he dedicated a four-lane extradosed bridge over the Narmada at Bharuch on NH-8 and Petrochemicals Complex of ONGC Petro Additions Limited at Dahej to the nation on Tuesday.
In a tweet on Tuesday, Prime Minister Modi said, “Gujarat will cherish the gift of 8 highways that will be converted into National Highways.”
Apart from inaugurating the bridge, he also laid the foundation stone of Bharuch bus-port, PM Modi said only the people of this city, who underwent a lot of trouble, will understand the importance of the bridge. “The world will not understand what it means to build a bridge here. The people of Bharuch, who have undergone so much pain, only they will understand its importance.”
Emphasising that India’s economy is getting new power on the soil of Bharuch, Prime Minister Modi said, “If the vision is clear, intentions right and ideas perfect, then nothing can hinder success.”
With Bharatmala and Sagarmala projects being announced, one with a highway network of Gujarat to Mizoram and the other a string of ports to be built in the Indian Ocean to protect maritime interests respectively, the Prime Minister said, “The Bharatmala and Sagarmala projects will give a strong boost to port-led development.”
“Be it the road sector or railways, work is happening at a much quicker pace since the time we assumed office,” he further said.
In a tweet, Prime Minister Modi said, these projects will benefit the people of the state immensely.
He will be visiting Somnath and Gandhinagar on Wednesday.
(With ANI inputs)