Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Hyderabad on Saturday to inaugurate various projects, including the Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat train and 13 new Multi-Modal Transport Services.
The welcoming party included Telangana BJP Chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar and Union Minister G Kishan Reddy, among other BJP leaders, and Telangana Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav, while Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was absent. The Secunderabad Railway Station, the largest in Telangana, was adorned with floral decorations and a red carpet, and the PM inaugurated projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore in Telangana.
n addition to the Vande Bharat train, the PM also dedicated the completed Secunderabad-Mahabubnagar double railway line to the nation and laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment and renovation of the Secunderabad railway station.
The station is being redeveloped to serve as a new City Centre for generating business opportunities and revenue, with a double-level spacious roof plaza and amenities for passengers, as well as spaces for retail, cafeterias, recreational facilities, and parking.
The PM also laid the foundation stone for six national highway projects worth over Rs 7,500 crore and the development of AIIMS, Bibinagar, worth over Rs 1,300 crore at Parade Grounds. The ruling Bharat Rashtra Samiti also put up pink flags and banners along with the BJP’s sign boards and banners along the roads leading to the railway station.