Ahmedabad, Jan 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Sabarmati Ashram on Wednesday– the visit was a part of the 8-km long road show the two leaders embarked on in Ahmedabad. The two leaders paid homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.Also Read - Jharkhand: 7 Children Drown In Pond During 'Karma Puja’ Festivities, PM Modi Expresses Grief
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The two leaders later tried their hand at kite-flying. From here, the duo will visit an entrepreneurial centre and a horticultural centre.
The leaders arrived at Ahmedabad airport at around 10.15 am, from where they travelled to the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati. Over 50 stages were set up along the way where Indian dances were being performed
The roadshow was heavily guarded by security forces, which includes Israeli snipers.
Both the Prime Ministers will return to the airport along the same route and will fly in a chopper to the ‘I-create’ centre at Bawla, where they will address the youth. They will also have lunch at the centre along with various industrialists.They will then fly off to the horticulture centre near Prantij around 2 p.m. where they will address a congregation of agricultural experts and farmers. They will head back to the airport in the evening.