When a person becomes successful their place, their relatives, their school, their friends all of the people associated with them comes into limelight. With time, when you climb up the ladder of success everything about you comes into public domain. And the same thing is happening with PM Narendra Modi.
Vadnagar railway station in Gujarat, where Prime Minister used to sell tea at his father’s stall as a boy, is expected to get a makeover by this year. Giving the information about the same, Union Minister of Railways Manoj Sinha on Friday said about Rs 8crore had already been allocated for the purpose.
Vadnagar railway station is in Mehsana-Taranga Hill meter gauge section of Western Railways, which is being converted into broad gauge.
“About Rs 8 crore has been allocated (for the task),” said Sinha who was visiting Sachana in Ahmedabad district to unveil a new Inland Container Depot (ICD), developed by Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Seva).
Ahmedabad Divisional Railway Manager Dinesh Kumar, who was accompanying the minister, told media persons, “Tourism ministry has allotted Rs 8 crore for the development of Vadnagar station. The work is being executed by state tourism department as part of a Rs 100 crore project to develop the Vadnagar-Modhera-Patan tourist circuit. The makeover of the station is expected to be completed by this year.”
The development had made its way after Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL) partner had offered a daylong tour package of Modi’s birthplace, Vadnagar, in 2015. Under “A Rise from Modi’s Village” package worth Rs 600, tourists could visit Modi’s ancestral house and primary school, the temple where he used to play drums besides the railway station.