Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday, will inaugurate Deoghar airport and lay foundation stones for various development projects worth over Rs 16,000 crore in Deoghar. Jharkhand’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president and Rajya Sabha MP Deepak Prakash have said that many people will come to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event.
BJP President Prakash said that this would be a historic day for Jharkhand, especially the Santhal Parganas region, as the work of connecting Baba Baidyanath with air is historic. The people of Jharkhand had dreamed of an airport in Deoghar, and the Prime Minister fulfilled the people’s dream.
Moreover, the Prime Minister will address a massive rally in Deoghar and conduct a 10-km roadshow. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also offer prayers at the Baidyanath temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country.
As a step towards promoting infrastructure development, enhancing connectivity and making life easier in the region, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for various projects worth over Rs 16,000 crore in Deoghar as per PMO. “These projects will help in significantly improving socio-economic prosperity in the region,” the PMO said in a statement.
However, to provide direct connectivity to Baba Baidyanath Dham, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the Deoghar airport. Deoghar is an important religious place for devotees where lakhs of devotees comes here to perform puja. It was constructed at an estimated cost of around Rs 400 crore. The airport’s terminal building is equipped to handle more than five lakh passengers annually. In addition, PM Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stones for several road projects worth over Rs 10,000 crore and two railway projects.