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Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that development is the answer to all ills including poverty, illiteracy and unemployment.

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“There is no alternative to development. Development is the answer for all problems,” Modi said in his address after he inaugurated five projects here.

On a day-long visit to Bihar, Modi arrived here and was received by Governor K.N. Tripathi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

“We have go for development in our fight against all our problems,” he said.

Modi said his government’s agenda was to develop eastern India including Bihar. “Unless Bihar is developed, the country cannot be developed.

“I will announce a special package for Bihar at the right time, not now,” he said.

Nearly 2,000 policemen have been deployed here for Modi’s security after intelligence agencies warned of a possible “human bomb attack” on him.

(IANS)

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Modi Inaugurates Patna Metro Rail Project Through Video Conferencing

The Patna Metro Rail project will cost about Rs 13,365.77 crore. It comprises two corridors of a total length 31.39 km.

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Modi also opened the city's gas distribution at Patna and the Patna River Front Development's first phase. Pixabay

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation of the much-awaited Patna Metro Rail through video conferencing from Begusarai in Bihar.

Modi also opened the city’s gas distribution at Patna and the Patna River Front Development’s first phase.

The Prime Minister then launched the expansion work of Barauni’s oil refinery which would be increased to 9 million tonnes and other projects estimated to cost Rs 33,000 crore.

The Patna Metro Rail project will cost about Rs 13,365.77 crore. It comprises two corridors of a total length 31.39 km.

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The project is expected to be completed in five years from the date of commencement. Wikimedia

In the first phase, a 33.1-km-long track having two corridors — east-west and north-south — will come up in Patna.

The west-east corridor would run between Danapur and Patna railway station via Dakbungalow Square while the south-north corridor would run between the Inter-State Bus Terminal and Gandhi Maidan via Rajendra Nagar and Ashok Rajpath.

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The project is expected to be completed in five years from the date of commencement.

Earlier, Modi flew into Patna and was welcomed by Governor Lalji Tandon and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. All of them then took a helicopter to Begusarai, 130 km from Patna. (IANS)