Kevadiya (Gujarat), October 31
PM Narendra Modi on Saturday mentioned no person had imagined final yr that Covid-19 pandemic would strike, however the nation fought with collective power and can, which is unprecedented in historical past.
When different nations of the world are struggling towards the pandemic, India had fought it bravely and is popping out of it, he mentioned.
Earlier, Modi paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first house minister, on the 182-metre- tall Statue of Unity right here on his 145th start anniversary.
Sardar Patel’s start anniversary is widely known as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ (Nationwide Unity Day) since 2014.
Modi, whose two-day Gujarat go to began on Friday, reached the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya in Narmada district within the morning and provided flowers on the ft of the monument of Sardar Patel.
On the identical time, rose petals have been showered on the statue from helicopters.
Modi then headed to the parade floor and administered ‘nationwide unity pledge’ to the gathering on this event.
On Friday, Modi had inaugurated as many as 17 tasks, together with new vacationer sights close to the Statue of Unity. Among the main sights embody Arogya Van, Ekta Mall, Youngsters Vitamin Park, Sardar Patel Zoological Park or Jungle Safari, and a ship trip. PTI