Gujarat: Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to his hometown, on Sunday, went to Vadnagar, his birth place, for the first time since becoming the prime minister in 2014.
During his two-day tour to Gujarat, Modi inaugurated various infrastructure projects. On the second day, he visited Vadnagar and received a grand welcome.
“Coming back to one’s home town and receiving such a warm welcome is special. Whatever I am today is due to the values I have learnt on this soil, among you all in Vadnagar. Whatever I am today, it is because of the soil of this land and blessings from you all,” said the prime minister.
“I go back with your blessings and assure you that I will work even harder for the nation,” he added.
Modi also inaugurated the Rs 500 crore GMERS medical college and interacted with the medical students in the classroom.
“We as a society require more doctors who can serve people,” said the prime minister.
The hospital is set to cater to lakhs of patients in North Gujarat and south Rajasthan, which borders the region. GMERS stands for Gujarat Medical and Education Research Society.