PM Modi Visits Gujarat for His 69th Birthday

PM Modi Visits Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia

PM Modi turns 69 today, and he is spending his birthday in his home state, Gujarat on Tuesday. Modi left for his home state on Monday and reached there late at night. On Tuesday morning he visited Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia.

The Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia was inaugurated by him in 2017 and was done at the time when the water levels of the dam were at its highest, 138.68 meters for the first time.

Modi’s 69th Birthday Celebration

On Tuesday, before he visited the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia, he visited the Statue of Unity in Kevadia of Narmada district. PM Modi shared a video of him at the Statue of Unity, which has been termed as the tallest statue in the world.

This statue was erected last year and was inaugurated by PM Modi, himself, on the birth anniversary of India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s on October 31 last year. Modi’s video of his visit to the statue was only 1 minute and 30 seconds on Twitter.

The video was titled “Have a look at the majestic ‘Statue of Unity’, India’s tribute to the great Sardar Patel.”

The PM’s office also shared several tweets about his visits to different places in Kevadia. The PMO also talked about PM’s visit to the Jungle Safari, which is home to the huge statue. Out of the many sites he visited, he also spent time at the Khalvani Eco-Tourism site and a cactus garden in Kevadiya, where he was accompanied by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

PM Modi is also expected to pay his mother a visit, who lives in Gandhinagar. Rupani had tweeted about how excited the state was to have PM Modi on his birthday.

A Look at his Previous Birthday

This year, an aarti will also be organized when PM Modi visits the dam. However, his last birthday was spent with school children in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi. He had also offered his prayers to the Kashi Vishwanath temple.