Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags off two week long Ma Narmada Mahotsav Yatra

Posted on:07 Sep 2017 10:58:14
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags off two week long Ma Narmada Mahotsav Yatra
07 September 2017 Current Affairs: Gujarat’s Chief Minister Vijay Rupani flagged off the ‘Ma Narmada Mahotsav Yatra’ from Surendranagar which will cover 24 districts, 7 cities & over 7200 villages.

Notably, the two weeks long ‘Ma Narmada Mahotsav Yatra’ is being celebrated after the completion of Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river.

The dam finally completed fifty-six years after the foundation stone laid by the state government on June 17 got permission from the Narmada Control Authority to close all the 30 gates of the dam, raising its height to 138.68 meters.

Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone for the dam in the year 1961.

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