Madhya Pradesh govt steps up preparations for Modi’s visit

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government hasgeared up to make preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposed visit to revolutionary leader Chandrashekhar Azad’s birth place Bhabhra in the tribal-dominated Alirajpur district on August 9.

State Cooperatives, Gas Relief and Rehabilitation (Independent Charge) Minister Vishwas Sarang will be camping in Alirajpur district from today to review preparations for the Prime Minister’s proposed visit to the birth place of Azad, a Public Relations department official said.

Sarang will review preparations at Jothrada village of Bhabhra tehsil, which was rechristened as Chandrashekhar Azad Nagar in memory of the revolutionary leader.

A meeting was held in Mantralaya here on Thursday to review preparations for the Prime Minister’s proposed visit.

Additional Chief Secretary Deepak Khandekar reviewed preparations for the venue, transportation and parking arrangements and issued necessary instructions to the concerned officials in this regard.