Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and lay the foundation stones for many development projects in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district on Thursday, declaring that this will be Uttarakhand’s decade.
The Prime Minister told the audience that eight Uttarakhand athletes competed in the Asian Games and thanked them.
He further stated that a historic decision was reached in the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha to provide women 33% reservation. “Your kid was able to complete the task that had been put on hold for years thanks to everyone’s blessings… “India is now reaching new heights of success and development,” he remarked.
PM Modi went on to say that Uttarakhand will see new opportunities for growth.
“…I believe this is Uttarakhand’s decade…”Uttarakhand will reach new heights in development, and our administration is working hard to attain that aim…Today, the foundation stones for a number of development projects worth over Rs 4,000 crores were placed…,” he remarked.
According to the Prime Minister, his administration has worked for those living in remote regions, and as a result, 13.5 crore people have been brought out of poverty in the last five years.
“These 13.5 crore people demonstrate how India can eradicate poverty.” Previously, the ‘Garibi Hatao’ slogan was raised, but Modi said that we would work together to eradicate poverty. “We take ownership and responsibility, and we work tirelessly,” he explained.
He had before conducted darshan and puja at Pithoragarh’s Parvati Kund.
PM Modi performed a ‘aarti’ and blew the conch shell at the Shiva-Parvati temple in Jolingkong, wearing a traditional tribal attire with a hat and ‘ranga’ (upper body cloth).
PM Modi was led to the shrine by local priests Virendra Kutiyal and Gopal Singh. He also momentarily sat in meditation with folded hands in front of the Adi Kailash mountain in Jolingkong.
“Our government is committed to the welfare of each and every individual of Devbhoomi Uttarakhand and the state’s rapid development,” PM Modi said in a post on X before of the visit. To expedite things, I will launch and lay the groundwork for various projects in Pithoragarh.”
“I will also have the opportunity to interact with the residents of Gunji village.” “I’m also looking forward to seeing the spiritually significant Parvati Kund and performing a puja at Jageshwar Dham during the tour,” he said.
Cultural troupes from Uttarakhand’s Kumaon area were prepared to greet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at several spots along a refurbished 6-kilometer route covered with murals and paintings as he travels from the Naini Saini airport to a public gathering location.
PM Modi then proceeded to Gunji village, where he met with people and security officers and visited an exhibition of local items and artifacts. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami accompanied him. They were greeted in the conventional manner.
PM Modi’s Uttarakhand itinerary also included a public gathering in Pithoragarh.