Mumbai, Oct 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Mumbai on Sunday for his day-long official visit. He first reached the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) to lay the foundation stone for the Rs. 7,900-crore fourth terminal. The much-awaited sea-corridor project is awarded to Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal, a subsidiary of Port of Singapore. JNPT shares a revenue based partnership with the firm, holding 35.9 per cent of the shares.Also Read - 'Golden Boy' Neeraj Chopra to Launch PM's Mission

Senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were present for the foundation laying ceremony. However, coalition partner Shiv Sena was irked by the Prime Minister’s enthusiastic approach towards inaugurating the projects in the financial capital. The Hindutva outfit has blamed the BJP of attempting to hijack all development activities in the state and secure all credibility for itself. Sena claims that the party has also equally contributed within the government. (ALSO READ: Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar memorial; Bhumi Pujan for Metro lines at Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai) Also Read - Omicron Update! Bommai Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines For Those Travelling To Karnataka From These States

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray was reportedly anguished by BJP’s attempt to draw all limelight towards itself through the mass appeal of Modi. As a mark of protest, he chose to boycott the inauguration programmes which will be attended by the Modi. The Sena chief left for a tour to drought-hit Marathwada. Also Read - MSRTC Strike: Resume Duty or Face Stern Action, Maharashtra Minister Warns Protesting Workers

Following his visit to the JNPT, the Prime Minister is expected to reach Chaitya Bhumi in Dadar to pay tributes to Dr. B R Ambedkar. Modi will subsequently visit Indu Mills Compund to lay the foundation stone for Ambedkar’s grand memorial at the site.