Diwali has come early for the people: PM Modi

Later, he laid the foundation of Rajkot Greenfield Airport.

PM Modi said that the world's attention is being drawn to India and people are coming to invest in the country.

During his visit to pilgrimage town Chotila a week ago, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi made a mockery of development claims of the BJP-ruled Governments at the Centre as well as in Gujarat. He became the Chief Minister of Gujarat in 2001 and subsequently became BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate during the Lok Sabha elections in 2014.

- Had already stated earlier that we would look into GST for 3 months and make changes, mend loopholes as per the experience.

In this day and age, we can not afford to have a digital divide.

Modi will also be also be inaugurating IIT Gandhinagar on the same day. He described the recent GST Council decisions as Diwali gifts to trade, industry and business community. "And thus, the decisions were taken with consensus at the GST Council", Mr Modi said, highlighting the relief offered to small traders and rate cut for 27 items that, he said, had kindled the festive mood of Diwali a fortnight before it is celebrated.

The decision was taken during the 22nd GST Council meeting, which was chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi.

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The Prime Minister will be heading to Gandhinagar from Chotila.

Apart from unveiling the new building, PM also launched the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA), which is aimed at imparting digital literacy to citizens in rural areas.

Speaking of education he said, the academics of the country should not be exam-driven and the focus should be on innovation.

Modi will begin the second day of his tour from his native place, Vadnagar town.

This time around, Modi will inaugurate a couple of projects, but most importantly he will visit his birthplace Vadnagar in North Gujarat on Sunday. He is also scheduled to distribute e-tablets to the health workers.

Back in Gujarat where he had laid the foundation stone for the bullet train last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a quick swipe at the many critics of the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed train being built. Pictures from Vadnagar, which is the hometown of Prime Minister Modi was lit up on the eve of his visit. He would also lay foundation stone for Rs 650-crore Dahej-Ghogha Ro-Ro ferry service near Bharuch in South Gujarat.

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