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Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi spent two hours at Sabarmati Riverfront project site today morning in a surprise visit. Two cabinet ministers including Urban development minister Nitin Patel, Mayor Kanaji Thakor, Municipal Corporation Standing Committee Chairman, Municipal Commissioner, Architect Bimal Shah, Deputy Municipal Commissioner and incharge of the project Captain Mahajan were present during Chief Minister's visit.

The Chief Minister visited 10.5 km walk-way on both sides of river Sabarmati between Subhash bridge to Vasna. He observed Diaphragm-wall and Retaining wall works that are completed and also watched Earth filing work in progress.

Chief Minister directed the officials to prepare a presentation on the site so that the engineering students can visit the site and get knowledge about state-of-the-art engineering techniques being used in the project. He also directed to depict glimpses of Gujarat's cultural heritage on the bridge-pillars and retaining wall.

He directed the Municipal authority to plant one tree at every 20 ft distance on both sides of the river along the riverfront.

Rs 702 crore works under Rs 1182 crore Sabarmati Riverfront project are undergoing presently. Of this Rs 587 crores are spent. Hudco has recently aproved Rs 350 crore loan for the project.

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MoS Dr. Jitendra Singh’s Statement after meeting with the political parties of Jammu-Kashmir under the leadership of the Hon'ble Prime Minister
June 24, 2021
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A discussion with the political parties of Jammu-Kashmir under the leadership of the Hon'ble Prime Minister has just ended. This has been a very positive effort towards the development and strengthening of democracy in Jammu-Kashmir. The meeting took place in a very cordial atmosphere. All the participants expressed their full allegiance to the democracy of India and the Constitution of India.

The Home Minister apprised all the leaders of the improvement in the situation in Jammu-Kashmir.

The Prime Minister listened to every party’s arguments and suggestions with all seriousness and he appreciated the fact that all the people's representatives shared their point of view with an open mind. The Prime Minister laid special emphasis on two important issues in the meeting. He said that we all have to work together to take democracy to the grassroots in Jammu-Kashmir. Secondly, there should be all-round development in Jammu-Kashmir and development should reach every region and every community. It is necessary that there should be an atmosphere of cooperation and public participation.

Hon'ble Prime Minister also pointed out that elections to Panchayati Raj and other local bodies have been successfully held in Jammu-Kashmir. There is improvement in the security situation. About 12,000 crore rupees have directly reached the panchayats after the conclusion of elections. This has accelerated the pace of development in the villages.

The Prime Minister said that we have to approach the next important step related to the democratic process in Jammu-Kashmir i.e. assembly elections. The process of delimitation has to be completed expeditiously so that every region and every section gets adequate political representation in the assembly. It is necessary to give a proper representation to the Dalits, backwards and people living in tribal areas.

There was a detailed discussion in the meeting regarding the participation of everybody in the process of delimitation. All the parties present in the meeting have agreed to participate in this process.

The Prime Minister also emphasized the cooperation of all the stakeholders to take Jammu-Kashmir on the path of peace and prosperity. He said that Jammu-Kashmir is moving out of the vicious circle of violence and moving towards stability. New hope and new confidence have emerged among the people of Jammu-Kashmir.

The PM also said that we will have to work day and night to strengthen this trust and work together to improve this confidence. Today's meeting is an important step for strengthening the democracy and the development and prosperity of Jammu-Kashmir. I thank all the political parties for attending today's meeting.

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