Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Arogya Van’ in Kevadia of Narmada district on Friday as he began his two-day official visit to his home state of Gujarat. During the visit, he is scheduled to launch a host of projects, including a seaplane service between Kevadiya and Ahmedabad, and visit the Statue of Unity.

The Prime Minister took a tour of ‘Arogya Van’, which has hundreds of medicinal plants and herbs and also provides information about their usage and importance. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani and Governor Acharya Devvrat were also present. 

The park has hundreds of medicinal plants and herbs and also provides information about their usage and importance.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Governor Acharya Devvrat were also present.

Later, PM Narendra Modi visited and inaugurated Ekta Mall in Kevadia near Statue of Unity aimed at promoting handicraft items.

PM Modi rode in 'Nutri Train' at Children Nutrition Park in Kevadia, Gujarat. The park has five stations which bring out the importance of nutrition that every child has to get. 

PM Modi, who arrived in the morning, began his Gujarat trip by meeting relatives of the late Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel in Gandhinagar. Patel, 92, a BJP stalwart, died on Thursday.

PM Modi is on a two-day visit to the state, the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown in March, to mark Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, celebrating the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.