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Shinde and Fadnavis's pair will fulfil all dreams of Mumbaikars, says PM Modi
You take 10 steps, I will walk 11 steps with you, PM Modi's appeal to Mumbaikars.
BJP, NDA governments don't allow politics to interrupt development works. But we had earlier watched this happening in Mumbai, says PM Modi
The speed of development had slowed down for a while. However, after the Shinde-Fadnavis government came to power, the development of Mumbai has picked up speed: PM Modi
Now, even railway stations are becoming like airports: PM Modi
Even developed countries are struggling to manage their economies. However, at the same time, India is giving free ration to 80 crore people.
PM Modi says after independence, first time India has been seeing the big dreams, these dreams are also fulfilled. He says first time there is a lot hope. There is lot of positivity about India across the world.
PM Modi says that the double engine govt is working diligently for the welfare of the people. Earlier govt were ridden with corruptions but today we have futuristic approach.
Earlier, our poverty was discussed across the world. We used to seek help from other countries. But now, the situation has changed: PM Modi
Prime Minister Modi starts his speech by greeting people in Marathi.
PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stones of seven sewage treatment plants, road concretisation project in Mumbai and redevelopment of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates two lines of the Mumbai metro.
In some time, BMC elections will take place. This 'Double Engine Govt' will become 'Triple Engine Govt': CM Shinde
I was in Davos recently. Everyone was asking about PM Modi there. I met the Prime Minister of Luxemberg, who said he was Bhakt of PM Modi. He clicked picture with me and asked to show it to PM Modi: CM Shinde
Opposition is in distress due to the developmental works of our government. They are worried if we could do so much work in just six months, what would we do in remaining two years: CM Shinde
In next two- two and half years, Mumbai will be pothole free, says CM Shinde.
When the metro works get completed, 30-40 lakh vehicles would go off the roads. This would reduce pollution: CM Shinde
CM Shinde credits PM Modi for developmental works in Maharashtra
CM Shinde says he gets energised every time he meets PM Modi.
'We all know how much progress state made during MVA government. We got opportunity to free Mumbaikars from the grip of such powers due to PM Modi.': CM Eknath Shinde
Chief Minister Eknath Shinde starts his address.
Those who ruled Mumbai for twenty years only filled their own pockets, says Devendra Fadnavis
Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is addressing the inauguration program of Metro lines 2A & 7.
Live: Bhoomipujan, inauguration program of various projects in Mumbai by Prime Minister
The decorated MumbaiMetro L2A/7 moving towards Gundavali stn, Andheri for its inauguration today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lands in Mumbai for the Metro Line 2A and 7 inaugurations. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, DCM Devendra Fadnavis, along with governor Koshyari were present to welcome PM Modi at airport.
BJP supporters await PM Modi's arrival at BKC ground for Mumbai Metro Line 2A and 7 inaugurations
Arch collapses in BKC ahead of PM Modi's arrival
Massive cutouts of PM Modi, CM Eknath Shinde, Bal Thackeray on PM's route in Mumbai
Mumbai Metro Yellow Line 2A and Red Line 7 trains decked up ahead of inauguration
Mumbai Metro heading toward Gundavali station for inauguration
Police ask offices near BKC to allow employees to leave early
In the wake traffic restrictions in the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) of Mumbai where Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take part in an event on Thursday evening, police have advised offices and establishments in the area to allow their employees to leave early
PM Modi lays foundation stone, inaugurates developmental projects related to irrigation, drinking water and National Highway development in Karnataka's Yadgiri district
Ahead of PM Modi's visit, CM Eknath Shinde takes stock of preparation at BKC
When Jal Jeevan Mission started 3.5 years ago, out of 18 crore rural households only 3 crore rural households had a tap water connection. Today, about 11 crore rural families in the country are getting tap water: PM Modi in Yadgiri
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates and lays the foundation stone of various development projects in Yadgiri district
We brought development and good governance in those districts that were announced backward by the previous governments: PM Modi in Yadgiri
Entry of heavy vehicles banned on BKC between 12 am to 9 pm
In view of the program organised at BKC Bandra (E) on 19th January 2023, entry of heavy vehicles on all roads including Western Express Highway shall be banned between 12.00 am to 9 pm.
Around 1,00,000 people expected at BJP rally at BKC
The BJP expects a turnaround of at least 1,00,000 people at the BKC ground where PM Modi ex going to be holding his rally.
PM Modi's Mumbai timetable
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to arrive in Mumbai by 4.40 pm, reports from Indian Express stated.
At 5 pm, he will be in BKC. He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of a string of projects worth more than Rs 38,000 crore aimed at developing infrastructure, easing urban travel, and strengthening healthcare.
At 6.30 pm, the PM will inaugurate Metro 2A and 7 lines at Gundavali in Andheri East. He's also likely to travel in the metro and is expected to leave Mumbai at around 7.20 pm.
Rumours spread ahead of Modi's visit
Ahead of PM Modi's visit rumours have been spreading like wildfire. One being that offices will be closed around noon on Thursday and the Western Express Highway (WEH) and all the roads leading to BKC would be closed.
BEST announces new bus routes to facilitate last mile connectivity on Metro lines 2A and 7
Two new metro lines in the city will be inaugurated on January 19--Metro Lines 2A (connecting DN Nagar in Andheri with Dahisar) and 7 (Gundavali to Andheri [east]). In accordance, the BEST has introduced additional services in these areas starting January 20 to help with last mile connectivity.
The use of drones, paragliders, remotely operated microlight aircraft, and other flying objects is banned on Thursday around the Bandra-Kurla Complex and the Andheri-Jogeshwari areas of the city, the Mumbai Police said on Wednesday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit.
"Heartily welcome to the city of Mumbai Honorable Prime Minister. With the auspicious hand of Narendra Modi ji, various ambitious projects will be inaugurated and Bhoomi Pujan will be held in Mumbai, and through this, Mumbai will definitely be transformed I believe," CM Eknath Shinde tweeted ahead of Modi's arrival on Thursday.
Ticket prices on the Mumbai Metro Lines 2A &7 will be between ₹10-50. For 0-3 km- ₹10, 3-12 km - ₹20, 12-18 km- ₹30, 18-24 km - ₹40, 24-30 km - ₹50
The Metro line 2A connecting Dahisar E and DN Nagar (yellow line) is around 18.6 Km long, while metro line 7 connecting Andheri E - Dahisar E (red line) is around 16.5 Km long. The foundation stone of these lines was also laid by the Prime Minister in 2015.
"Due to planned public function in BKC & Gundavali Metro station tomorrow, expect slow movement of traffic on South bound carriageway from 4.15 pm to 5.30 pm and North bound carriageway of WEH from 5.30 pm to 6.45 pm. Citizens are advised to plan commute accordingly," Mumbai Traffic Police tweeted.
Mumbaikars should brace for heavy traffic on January 19 due to the PM's visit. Mumbai traffic police has already issued an advisory regarding the vehicular movement on Thursday.
The Prime Minister will also start a road concretisation project spanning nearly 400 km in Mumbai. This project will be developed at a cost of about ₹6,100 crore
The PM will also lay the foundation stone for three new hospitals and inaugurate the 20 Hinduhridaysamrat Balasaheb Thackeray Aapla Dawakhana
The PM will also launch MUMBAI 1 Mobile App and National Common Mobility Card (Mumbai 1), apart from laying the foundation stone of seven sewage treatment plants worth around ₹17,200 crores
PM Modi's first task in Mumbai will be to flag off the Metro Rail Lines 2A & 7, which have been built at a cost of around ₹12,600 crore
PM Narendra Modi is all set to visit Mumbai on Thursday to inaugurate two Metro lines and will lay foundation stones of infrastructure projects worth over ₹38,800 crore in the city
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