Mumbai, Sep 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Mumbai to lay the foundation stone for three metro lines but before the launch, Modi offered prayers at the 96-year old Lokmanya Seva Sangh (LSS) in suburban Vile Parle.
The metro projects are worth over Rs. 19,000 crore in the city and assembly elections are due in Maharashtra in October.
Accompanied by Governor B.S. Koshyari and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Modi was received by LSS President Mukund Chitale, committee members Rashmi Fadanvis, Mahesh Kale, Uday Tardalkar and others.
The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for three metro lines which will add more than 42 km to the metro network of the city.
PM Modi will also visit Aurangabad to address a state-level Mahila Saksham Melava or a meet of self-help groups organised by Maharashtra State Rural Livelihood Mission (UMED).
PM will inaugurate AURIC (Aurangabad Industrial City) business and administrative building.
The Prime Minister took the ‘darshan’ of Lord Ganesha installed there as part of the ongoing 10-day long Ganeshotsav festival in the state.