New Delhi, April 10: As Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government’s centenary Celebrations will come to an end on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Champaran district of Bihar to join the Celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha today. He is expected to address at least 20,000 Swachhagrahis (Foot soldiers and motivators to implement the Community Approaches to Sanitation at the village level) in Motihari and also felicitate ten of them who have performed outstandingly in their villages.
He will also unveil several development projects on this occasion like inauguration of Motijheel Project, Bettiah Nagar Parishad water supply scheme under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), four sewerage projects aimed at creating a sewage-treatment capacity of 60 million litres daily for Patna,under Namami Gange, doubling of Railway lines between Muzaffarpur and Sagauli, and Sagauli and Valmikinagar with many more other projects.
The other key point of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bihar visit will be the flagging off of India’s first 12000 HP Freight Electric Locomotive and bi-weekly Champaran Humsafar Express, connecting Katihar to New Delhi.. The high-speed locomotive train is the first big Make-in-India project completed by Alstom of France.