Chennai, Mar 29 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of the GSAT-6A communication satellite onboard its GSLV rocket. Also Read - Andhra Pradesh: Major Landslide at Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada, Several Feared Trapped

“Congratulations to ISRO and other stakeholders on the successful launch of GSLV-F08 with indigenous cryogenic stage,” he tweeted. Also Read - Blindfolded Martial Arts Master From Andhra Smashes 49 Coconuts Placed Around Student, Creates Guinness World Record | Watch

“GSAT-6A, a communication satellite, will provide new possibilities for mobile applications. Proud of ISRO for taking the nation towards new heights and a brighter future,” Modi said. Also Read - Monsoon Fury: 19 Dead, Over 1,000 Rescued as Heavy Rains Hit Telangana, Andhra Pradesh; PM Assures Central Assistance

The satellite was launched from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh, over 100 km from here.

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