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PM Modi clicks selfie with tigers at Chhattisgarh jungle safari

PM Modi will launch the ‘Saur Sujala Yojana’ at Naya Raipur, which aims to provide solar pumps to 51,000 farmers for irrigation in Chhattisgarh.
modi with tige

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Nandanvan zoo and safari at Naya Raipur in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. He was in the state for its 16th Foundation Day celebrations where he was seen clicking pictures of tiger along with Chief Minister Raman Singh.

“I was taken to the jungle safari by the CM. It is his pet project. I see a lot of scope for tourism in Chhattisgarh,” Modi said while speaking at the Chhattisgarh Foundation Day event.

PM Modi will launch the ‘Saur Sujala Yojana’ at Naya Raipur, which aims to provide solar pumps to 51,000 farmers for irrigation in Chhattisgarh.

The state’s upcoming new capital also holds the honour of being first ‘new city’ of the 21st-century building, along with Jamshedpur, Bhubaneshwar, Gandhinagar, Chandigarh and Navi Mumbai.

Images of Modi clicking photos of a tiger staring at the lens was widely shared in the social media.

He was given a tour by Chief Minister Raman Singh, who has been promoting Naya Raipur as a new hub for investments and projects.

“I see a great scope for tourism in Chhattisgarh,” Modi tweeted later.

“On a day like this, we remember the work of our beloved Atal (Behari Vajpayee) Ji. He was the one who made Chhattisgarh,” PM wrote on twitter.

The 800-acre jungle safari is described by PM Modi as the “pet project” of Raman Singh. It will showcase a variety of animals like bears, lions deer, chimpanzees along with tigers.

 

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