PM Modi lauds CM Adityanath for breaking 'Noida jinx' post his visit

26 December, 2017, 06:34 | Author: Eleanor Thompson
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath are scheduled to open this much awaited Metro Link to the public on December 25

PM Modi inaugurated the Delhi Metro's Magenta line connecting south Delhi and Noida.

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has stated that trains on the Magenta Line will have Wi-Fi connectivity for seamless internet browsing.

At the outset, he conveyed his greetings on the occasion of Christmas, saying the country today marks the birthdays of two Bharat Ratnas, one is Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and the second, Atal Ji.

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"Opening up this section between Botanical Garden and Kalkaji Mandir stations is expected to boost the public transport network in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and ease the daily commuter's travel", he said. He added that he would always remain grateful to the people of Uttar Pradesh for their affection. The senior Aam Aadmi Party leader also said those who "hiked Delhi Metro fares fear Kejriwal".

Addressing a public meeting, Modi said by 2022, when India celebrates its 75 years of Independence, he wants to cut down on imported petroleum products. In order to achieve this, he added, state-of-the-art mass transit systems are the need of the hour.

The Prime Minister asserted that governance can not happen when the dominant thought process begins at "Mera Kya" and ends at 'Mujhe Kya.' He said that these mindsets are now being changed. "For us, decisions are about national interest and not political gains", he said.

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The Prime Minister said that earlier Governments took pride in making new laws. We said we wanted to be the Government that removes laws that are obsolete. Good governance can not happen when outdated laws hamper decision-making, he added. He credited him with ending the superstition associated with Noida, by coming to this city. He said, "When I became CM, people told me of a few places where no CMs went because they were inauspicious".

"I ignored this and visited all such places", Modi said and pointing that he remained Gujarat CM for almost 20 years. "Faith is important but blind faith is not desirable".

Prime Minister Modi, along with Adityanath, also travelled on a patch of the new route - from Noida to the Okhla Bird Sanctuary station.

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Launching a 12-km stretch of Delhi Metro's Magenta Line here, he said governments incur a lot of cost in creating infrastructure but when it is ready it benefits generations to come. The coaches will reportedly have LED display, power charging capacity, and colourful seats, while the stations will portray themes of nature, yoga, and cultural landmarks.



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