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PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit highlight: PM Modi offers prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit highlight: PM Modi offers prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai
PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit highlight: PM Modi offers prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai
PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit highlight: PM Modi offers prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit highlight: PM Modi has reached Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. He offered prayers at the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple in the city. In Madurai, PM Modi also attended Digital Mobility Initiative for Automotive MSMEs and addressed entrepreneurs and industrialists at the event. He launched TVS Open Mobility Platform....Read More

Modi is on a two-day visit to the southern states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu starting Tuesday, February 27.

Earlier in the day, in Kerala, Modi inaugurated three significant space infrastructure projects valued at 1,800 crore at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram. Additionally, Modi assessed the advancements made in the Gaganyaan mission during his visit.

PM Modi's itinerary on Wednesday

On Wednesday morning, Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for various development projects totalling approximately 17,300 crore in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu.

Later on Wednesday evening, the Prime Minister will head to Maharashtra to participate in a public event in Yavatmal. He will also inaugurate and dedicate multiple development projects valued at over 4900 crore.

This marks the Prime Minister's third visit to the state this year. In January, Modi undertook two visits, inaugurating developmental projects totaling over 4,000 crore in Kochi.

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Feb 27, 2024 11:01 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: PM Modi holds roadshow in Madurai

On Tuesday, PM Modi held a roadshow in Madurai. He was warmly greeted by a gathering along the streets during his roadshow.

In Madurai, PM Modi also attended Digital Mobility Initiative for Automotive MSMEs and addressed entrepreneurs and industrialists at the event. He launched TVS Open Mobility Platform during the event.

Feb 27, 2024 10:51 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: What gifts PM Modi got in Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was gifted a 67-kg turmeric garland in Palladam in Tamil Nadu by people of Erode on Tuesday. The people showed their gratitude for the establishment of Turmeric Board. Dig Deeper

Feb 27, 2024 10:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: PM Modi offers prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai

Check out this video of PM Modi offering prayers at Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai

Feb 27, 2024 8:19 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: PM Modi meets German singer Cassandra Mae Spittmann

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met German singer Cassandra Mae Spittmann, whom he earlier mentioned in one of the episodes of his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat', and her mother in Palladam, Tamil Nadu, reported news agency ANI.

During the meeting, Cassandra Mae performed the song 'Achyutam Keshavam' and a Tamil song in front of the Prime Minister.

Feb 27, 2024 7:17 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'We want that all old vehicles should be scrapped,' says PM Modi

"We want that all old vehicles should be scrapped and new modern vehicles should enter the market. This is a great opportunity for all industrialists," said PM Modi.

"Our country has been on the top in ship breaking in world. We have become a market for recycled material from ship breaking. We need to take advantage of these materials," added Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 7:07 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'We need skilled universities,' says PM Modi

"We have created separate ministry for skill development. I believe that skill plays a big role. So, we need skilled universities which keep upgrading themselves regularly. With support for Electric Vehicles, MSME sector is also getting new opportunities," says PM Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 7:00 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'India is looking at future of MSMEs as its own future,' says PM Modi

"Small industries played a big role in India's victory over Covid. That's why India is looking at future of MSMEs as its own future," says PM Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 6:54 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'Our MSMEs have great oppurtunity to be part of global supply chain,' says PM Modi

"In many cars, components manufactured by India's MSMEs is used. Many global opportunities are knocking our door(today). Our MSMEs have a great oppurtunity to become part of global supply chain," says PM Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 6:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: ' Tamil Nadu has proved itself globally in the field of automotive industry,' says PM Modi

"It's great pleasure to be amongst such minds of technology and innovation. It's like I am visiting a laboratory which is shaping the future. Tamil Nadu has proved itself globally in the field of automotive industry," says PM Modi while attending Digital Mobility Initiative for Automotive MSMEs in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

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Feb 27, 2024 6:39 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: PM Modi launches TVS Open Mobility Platform

On Tuesday, PM Modi launched TVS Open Mobility Platform while attending 'Creating the Future - Digital Mobility for Automotive MSME Entrepreneurs' in Madurai.

Feb 27, 2024 6:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: PM Modi attends 'Creating the Future - Digital Mobility for Automotive MSME Entrepreneurs' in Madurai

PM Modi is participating in the programme 'Creating the Future - Digital Mobility for Automotive MSME Entrepreneurs' in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

The Prime Minister will also launch two major initiatives designed to support and uplift MSMEs in the Indian automotive industry.

The initiatives include the TVS Open Mobility Platform and the TVS Mobility-CII Centre of Excellence.

Feb 27, 2024 6:18 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'MGR did not practice dynasty politics', says Modi

Addressing a rally in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur district on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MGR a "true leader," and hailed MGR's commitment to governance devoid of "dynasty politics".

"MGR did not practice dynasty politics. During my visit to Sri Lanka, I got a chance to visit Kandy - the birthplace of MGR. Today, I am at his 'karmabhoomi' - Tamil Nadu. MGR had broken tradition of dynastic (politics) and started the tradition of good governance. He worked for quality education and healthcare, and that's why women respected him a lot," PM Modi said as quoted by news agency ANI.

Feb 27, 2024 5:04 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'Tamil Nadu people have decided to close shops of loot of INDIA bloc,' says PM Modi

"In 2024, Tamil Nadu people have decided to close shops of loot of INDIA bloc. 'En Mann Ek Makkal' yatra has helped create lock for such shops of loot. Now, BJP is getting ready to end corruption based politics in Tamil Nadu," said PM Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 4:54 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'Funding of more than 2 lakh crore under Mudra loan given to Tamil Nadu industrialists,' says PM Modi

"Tamil Nadu industrialists have been given funding of more than 2 lakh crore under Mudra loan. Was this possible under Congress government?. Modi is working for the development of Tamil Nadu and that's why INDIA bloc is getting irritated by Modi," said PM Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 4:42 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: PM Modi remembers Jayalalithaa

"Jayalalithaa (late Tamil Nadu CM) dedicated her whole life for the welfare of Tamil Nadu people. Some days ago, it was her birth anniversary, I pay my tributes to her. I was fortunate to have worked with her for a long time," says PM Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 4:31 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: PM Modi hits out at DMK and Congress

"BJP government has given more money to Tamil Nadu than before. Please remember DMK and Congress are allies for a long time. From 2004 to 2014, DMK people were top ministers in Congress-led UPA government but they never prioritised the development of Tamil Nadu people," says PM Modi.

Feb 27, 2024 4:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Tamil Nadu visit LIVE: 'Tamil Nadu has always been in BJP's hearts,' says PM Modi

"Tamil Nadu has always been in BJP's hearts. Tamil Nadu people are aware of this," said PM Modi in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu.

Feb 27, 2024 3:50 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: PM Modi arrives in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the closing ceremony of 'En Mann Ek Makkal' padayatra in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu.

Feb 27, 2024 3:28 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: 'Congress and Communists are each other's enemies in Kerala, but in other states, they are BFFs,' says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a swipe at the Congress and Communist parties, which are making efforts to form a strong alternative against the BJP at the Centre, pointing out they are each other's enemies in Kerala, but in other states, they are BFFs—Best Friends Forever, reported news agency PTI.

"The Congress and the Communists are each other's enemies in Kerala, but in other states, they are BFFs. BFFs means best friends forever," the PM said.

Feb 27, 2024 2:37 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: Three major space infrastructure projects inaugurated

On Tuesday, PM Modi inaugurated three major space infrastructure projects of ISRO during his visit to the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC).

The projects inaugurated by Modi are-- a Trisonic Wind Tunnel at VSSC, a Semi-Cryogenic Integrated Engine and Stage Test Facility at ISRO's propulsion complex in Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu, and the PSLV Integration Facility at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota.

Feb 27, 2024 2:16 PM IST

‘Congress, Communist alliances have one priority’: PM Modi addressing a gathering in Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says "BJP has never come to power in Kerala but I have laid my track record in front of you. Congress and its other communist alliances have only one priority. They only let their family to rule the country. For them, the welfare of their family is superior to the welfare of Indians...In Kerala, they are each other's enemies but outside Kerala, they are BFFs, which means Best Friends Forever..."

Feb 27, 2024 1:50 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala Visit Live: BJP does not see any state as ‘vote-bank,' says PM Modi

Gaganyaan Mission Live Updates: BJP has never seen any Indian state from the perspective of a vote-bank. Even when the BJP was not strong in Kerala, even then we worked day in and day out to empower Kerala. Over the past 10 years, the benefits of development have been reaped by Kerala as much as done by the BJP-ruled states: PM Modi

Feb 27, 2024 1:43 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala Visit Live: Opposition has already accepted its defeat, says PM Modi

Gaganyaan Mission Live Updates: The opposition has accepted its defeat in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. It does not have a road map for the development of the country, hence it has made only one agenda, to abuse Modi. I know that Kerala will never stand with those having such negative thoughts, Kerala will bless BJP and NDA for nation-building. People are walking shoulder to shoulder with BJP on the streets, which in itself is a big message: PM Modi

Feb 27, 2024 1:19 PM IST

Watch: Prime Minister Narendra Modi felicitated in Kerala

Feb 27, 2024 1:17 PM IST

‘By 2035, India will have own space station…’: PM Modi at VSSC

PM Modi says "By 2035, India will have its own space station in space that will help us study the unknown expanses of space. In this period of Amrit Kaal, Indian astronaut will land on the surface of the moon on our own rocket..."

Feb 27, 2024 1:14 PM IST

'As the whole world looks up to Bharat…': Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, "With the absolute support and patronage provided by PM Modi, it is today possible that India is taking lead in the Space sector, as the whole world looks up to Bharat while Gaganyaan prepares to carry Indian astronauts into the Space."

Feb 27, 2024 12:44 PM IST

‘An Indian poised to venture into space’: PM Modi

“After 4 decades, an Indian is poised to venture into space. This time the countdown, the timing, and even the rocket is ours,” PM at VSSC in Kerala

Feb 27, 2024 12:43 PM IST

'In the development journey of every country…': Modi at VSSC

PM Modi says "In the development journey of every country, there are some moments which not only define the present, but also the future of its coming generations. Today is one such moment for India..."

Feb 27, 2024 12:35 PM IST

Watch: PM Modi reveals names of astronauts picked for Gaganyaan mission at ISRO centre

Feb 27, 2024 12:34 PM IST

‘Give standing ovation to our astronauts’: PM Modi reviews Gaganyaan mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says "I want everyone to give a standing ovation to our astronauts..."

Feb 27, 2024 12:25 PM IST

PM Modi meets four astronaut-designates for Gaganyaan Mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi assesses the advancement of the Gaganyaan Mission and confers astronaut wings upon the designated astronauts.

Feb 27, 2024 12:18 PM IST

S Somnath facilitates PM Modi at VSSC

ISRO chairman S Somanath extends his respects to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a felicitation ceremony held at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram.

"With the support of our honourable PM, the space sector is going rapid transformation for expansion... The long-term space vision for the 'Amrit Kaal' has already been announced by the honourable PM. The vision has been created for accomplishing the 'Viksit Bharat' with space sector as the torch bearer," says Somanath at VSSC. Shortly, PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate numerous projects at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC).

Feb 27, 2024 11:44 AM IST

PM Modi visits VSSC with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and MoS Muraleedharan

PM Modi visits VSSC with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and MoS Muraleedharan.

Feb 27, 2024 11:39 AM IST

Watch: Modi reaches Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with ISRO chairman S Somanath visits Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram.

Feb 27, 2024 10:54 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: Prime Minister unveils multi-faceted infrastructure projects in Tamil Nadu

The Prime Minister is set to lay the foundation stone of the Outer Harbor Container Terminal at V.O. Chidambaranar Port, marking a significant step towards the port's evolution into a transshipment hub for the East Coast.

Additionally, under the Harit Nauka initiative, the Prime Minister will launch India's maiden indigenous green hydrogen fuel cell inland waterway vessel.

Furthermore, the Prime Minister will inaugurate tourist facilities in 75 lighthouses spanning across ten States/Union Territories during the event.

Among the key unveilings, the Prime Minister will dedicate rail projects for the doubling of the Vanchi Maniyachchi - Nagercoil rail line, including the Vanchi Maniyachchi - Tirunelveli and Melappalayam - Aralvaymoli sections. With an investment of approximately 1,477 crore, these projects aim to enhance connectivity and reduce travel time for trains heading towards Chennai from Kanyakumari, Nagercoil, and Tirunelveli.

Moreover, the Prime Minister will dedicate four road projects in Tamil Nadu, developed at a collective cost of about 4,586 crore, further bolstering the state's infrastructure landscape.

Feb 27, 2024 10:14 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: Prime Minister to Unveil MSME Initiatives in Madurai

In the afternoon, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to take part in the event titled 'Creating the Future - Digital Mobility for Automotive MSME Entrepreneurs' in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

During the event, the Prime Minister will introduce two significant initiatives aimed at bolstering and empowering MSMEs within the Indian automotive sector. These initiatives comprise the TVS Open Mobility Platform and the TVS Mobility-CII Centre of Excellence.

Feb 27, 2024 9:35 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: Prime Minister to inaugurate state-of-the-art space projects in Thiruvananthapuram

The Prime Minister is set to commence his visit from the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Tuesday. According to the Prime Minister's Office, three groundbreaking projects aimed at enhancing technical capabilities in the space sector have been unveiled, with a combined investment of approximately 1800 crore.

These projects encompass the PSLV Integration Facility (PIF) located at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, the new 'Semi-cryogenics Integrated Engine and Stage Test Facility' at the ISRO Propulsion Complex in Mahendragiri, and the 'Trisonic Wind Tunnel' situated at VSSC in Thiruvananthapuram.

Feb 27, 2024 8:33 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: PM Modi says he is looking forward to Kerala visit

PM Narendra Modi said in a post on X, formerly Twitter, “Over the next two days, 27th and 28th February, I will be in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra to attend various programmes. From space to the seas, from agriculture to MSMEs, these programmes will cover diverse sectors.”

“In Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow, I will be at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, where 3 key projects relating to the space sector will be inaugurated. These projects will ensure better technical facilities for the sector. I will also review the progress in the Gaganyaan Mission.”

He added, “I look forward to being among the people of Thiruvananthapuram at the @BJP4Keralam public meeting in the city on the 27th afternoon. Kerala is tired of UDF and LDF and the people of this great state are all set to support the BJP in a big way.”

Feb 27, 2024 1:14 PM IST

'As the whole world looks up to Bharat…': Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, "With the absolute support and patronage provided by PM Modi, it is today possible that India is taking lead in the Space sector, as the whole world looks up to Bharat while Gaganyaan prepares to carry Indian astronauts into the Space."

Feb 27, 2024 12:44 PM IST

‘An Indian poised to venture into space’: PM Modi

“After 4 decades, an Indian is poised to venture into space. This time the countdown, the timing, and even the rocket is ours,” PM at VSSC in Kerala

Feb 27, 2024 12:43 PM IST

'In the development journey of every country…': Modi at VSSC

PM Modi says "In the development journey of every country, there are some moments which not only define the present, but also the future of its coming generations. Today is one such moment for India..."

Feb 27, 2024 12:35 PM IST

Watch: PM Modi reveals names of astronauts picked for Gaganyaan mission at ISRO centre

Feb 27, 2024 12:34 PM IST

‘Give standing ovation to our astronauts’: PM Modi reviews Gaganyaan mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says "I want everyone to give a standing ovation to our astronauts..."

Feb 27, 2024 12:25 PM IST

PM Modi meets four astronaut-designates for Gaganyaan Mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi assesses the advancement of the Gaganyaan Mission and confers astronaut wings upon the designated astronauts.

Feb 27, 2024 12:18 PM IST

S Somnath facilitates PM Modi at VSSC

ISRO chairman S Somanath extends his respects to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a felicitation ceremony held at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram.

"With the support of our honourable PM, the space sector is going rapid transformation for expansion... The long-term space vision for the 'Amrit Kaal' has already been announced by the honourable PM. The vision has been created for accomplishing the 'Viksit Bharat' with space sector as the torch bearer," says Somanath at VSSC. Shortly, PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate numerous projects at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC).

Feb 27, 2024 11:44 AM IST

PM Modi visits VSSC with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and MoS Muraleedharan

PM Modi visits VSSC with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and MoS Muraleedharan.

Feb 27, 2024 11:39 AM IST

Watch: Modi reaches Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with ISRO chairman S Somanath visits Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram.

Feb 27, 2024 10:54 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: Prime Minister unveils multi-faceted infrastructure projects in Tamil Nadu

The Prime Minister is set to lay the foundation stone of the Outer Harbor Container Terminal at V.O. Chidambaranar Port, marking a significant step towards the port's evolution into a transshipment hub for the East Coast.

Additionally, under the Harit Nauka initiative, the Prime Minister will launch India's maiden indigenous green hydrogen fuel cell inland waterway vessel.

Furthermore, the Prime Minister will inaugurate tourist facilities in 75 lighthouses spanning across ten States/Union Territories during the event.

Among the key unveilings, the Prime Minister will dedicate rail projects for the doubling of the Vanchi Maniyachchi - Nagercoil rail line, including the Vanchi Maniyachchi - Tirunelveli and Melappalayam - Aralvaymoli sections. With an investment of approximately 1,477 crore, these projects aim to enhance connectivity and reduce travel time for trains heading towards Chennai from Kanyakumari, Nagercoil, and Tirunelveli.

Moreover, the Prime Minister will dedicate four road projects in Tamil Nadu, developed at a collective cost of about 4,586 crore, further bolstering the state's infrastructure landscape.

Feb 27, 2024 10:14 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: Prime Minister to Unveil MSME Initiatives in Madurai

In the afternoon, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to take part in the event titled 'Creating the Future - Digital Mobility for Automotive MSME Entrepreneurs' in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

During the event, the Prime Minister will introduce two significant initiatives aimed at bolstering and empowering MSMEs within the Indian automotive sector. These initiatives comprise the TVS Open Mobility Platform and the TVS Mobility-CII Centre of Excellence.

Feb 27, 2024 9:35 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: Prime Minister to inaugurate state-of-the-art space projects in Thiruvananthapuram

The Prime Minister is set to commence his visit from the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Tuesday. According to the Prime Minister's Office, three groundbreaking projects aimed at enhancing technical capabilities in the space sector have been unveiled, with a combined investment of approximately 1800 crore.

These projects encompass the PSLV Integration Facility (PIF) located at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, the new 'Semi-cryogenics Integrated Engine and Stage Test Facility' at the ISRO Propulsion Complex in Mahendragiri, and the 'Trisonic Wind Tunnel' situated at VSSC in Thiruvananthapuram.

Feb 27, 2024 8:33 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Kerala visit LIVE: PM Modi says he is looking forward to Kerala visit

PM Narendra Modi said in a post on X, formerly Twitter, “Over the next two days, 27th and 28th February, I will be in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra to attend various programmes. From space to the seas, from agriculture to MSMEs, these programmes will cover diverse sectors.”

“In Thiruvananthapuram tomorrow, I will be at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, where 3 key projects relating to the space sector will be inaugurated. These projects will ensure better technical facilities for the sector. I will also review the progress in the Gaganyaan Mission.”

He added, “I look forward to being among the people of Thiruvananthapuram at the @BJP4Keralam public meeting in the city on the 27th afternoon. Kerala is tired of UDF and LDF and the people of this great state are all set to support the BJP in a big way.”

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