New Delhi [India], December 27 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today and invited him to the concluding ceremony of Ekatm Yatra. Also Read - Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, BJP MP From Khandwa, Dies After Battle With COVID-19

The Ekatm Yatra has been launched by the Madhya Pradesh government to collect metal pieces in order to install a 108-feet tall statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Omkareshwar in Khandwa. Also Read - Coronavirus: 5 States Witness Spurt in Cases in 24 Hours, Maharashtra Extends Lockdown in 2 Districts | Key Points

The yatra, which was flagged off by Chouhan on Tuesday, will conclude at Omkareshwar on January 22. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre, States Discuss Fresh Spurt in Cases; Nationwide Lockdown on Cards Again?

During the meeting, the Chief Minister also discussed the Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana being run for the welfare of farmers.

“Bhavantar yojana is for the farmers’ welfare so that they can sell at minimum support price. I also discussed this yojana with Prime Minister Modi,” Chouhan said.

He further said that the Madhya Pradesh government is also working hard on solar energy. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.