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Chennai Central railway station to be renamed after MGR, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Kalaburagi in Karnataka and Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday to launch various development projects. Apart from addressing party workers at Nutan Vidyalaya Grounds in Kalaburagi, PM Modi will launch projects in various sectors, including energy, health, and education.

In Tamil Nadu, actor Vijayakanth’s DMDK is in talks with the AIADMK for an alliance. Vijayakanth also skipped Modi’s rally.

We negotiated the release of Father Prem Kumar from terrorists in Afghanistan: PM

We negotiated the release of Father Alexi Prem Kumar from terrorists in Afghanistan. Subsidy of Rs 7,000 crore for weavers. Upgradation of power looms a focus. Kancheepuram has a rich potential for tourism: Modi

Many fishermen captured by Sri Lanka returned home after govt’s intervention: Modi

Everyone knows the story of Wing Commander Abhinandan, so I don’t want to repeat it here. Many fishermen captured by Sri Lanka returned home after govt’s intervention. Saudi prince also promised release of many Indian prisoners: Modi

Built 14,000 houses for Tamils in Sri Lanka’s Jaffna: Modi

When I visited Sri Lanka, I went to MGR’s birthplace. We decided to build 14,000 houses for Tamils there. We have given 1,000 houses, and 3,000 houses are under construction stage. When the Sri Lankan government gives land, the remaining houses will be built there for Tamils. I am the first PM to visit Jaffna: Modi

Flights to and from TN will have Tamil announcements: Modi

Flights departing from and arriving at Tamil Nadu will have Tamil announcements. Had interaction with Tamil brothers and sisters in Sri Lanka’s Jaffna: PM Modi

MGR worked extensively for downtrodden: Modi

I am happy to inaugurate the statue of the son of the soil MGR. He is the most respected icon in India. MGR worked extensively for downtrodden. Happy to rename Chennai Central railway station after MGR: Modi

Centre’s focus on TN

Centre’s focus on Tamil Nadu when it comes to developmental projects, be it roads, railways or electrification.

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