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"Narendra Modi recalls Jamsaheb of Jamnagar had given shelter to 6,000 Jews women and children during Second World War"

Gandhinagar, Monday: Recollecting Gujarat’s old connection with Jews, Chief Minister Narendra Modi recalled that erstwhile prince Jamsaheb of Jamnagar had given shelter with dignity to nearly 6,000 women and children belonging to Jew community from Poland, who had fled Siberia during Second World War.

Talking to American Jews Committee (AJC) expert and Director of Asia Pacific Institute Ms Patricia Marcus here, Mr. Modi said the Jews in Gujarat are emotionally attached to the people of Gujarat for long.

While AJC is engaged in ensuring human rights and democratic privileges of Jews residing across the globe.

They discussed a wide range of topics related to Israel’s cooperation and relation with India and particularly Gujarat’s development and its contribution to India and Asia’s growth, changing global economic scenario and energy security, besides Gujarat bridging relations with America. Gujarat has special relation with Israel in water management, agriculture and energy.

Others present on the occasion included AJC active alumni Dr Bharatbhai Barai, Jews Synagogue’s Benjamin and Chief Minister’s Additional Chief Secretary K. Kailashnathan.

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Shri Narendra Modi to visit Uttar Pradesh on May 1st, 2016
April 30, 2016
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PM to launch Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana from Ballia
PM to attend various functions in Varanasi
Ujjwala Yojana: 5 crore women beneficiaries from BPL families to get free LPG connections over the next 3 years
PM Modi to visit Gyan Pravah - Centre for Cultural Studies and Research in Varanasi
PM Modi to flag off e-boats from Assi Ghat in Varanasi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Uttar Pradesh tomorrow. 

He will launch the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana from Ballia. This scheme aims to provide LPG connections to 5 crore women beneficiaries from BPL families over the next three years.

The Prime Minister will also visit his constituency, Varanasi. He will distribute e-rickshaws to beneficiaries. He will visit Gyan Pravah - Centre for Cultural Studies and Research – at Varanasi. He will hold a meeting with prominent citizens in Varanasi.

The Prime Minister will launch a scheme for environment-friendly “E-Boats” at the famous Assi Ghat. These E-boats will not only reduce pollution, but will also bring down the operational costs, thereby enabling higher incomes for those who earn their livelihoods through such boats on the River Ganga.