Video: Crowds cheer as PM Modi goes to Ambaji by road

National | Dec. 12, 2017, 12:38 p.m.

New Delhi, Dec 12: Big dramas and events are unfolding on the final day of the campaign in Gujarat. Gujarat: PM Modi reaches Dharoi Dam via sea-plane, will now visit Ambaji temple.  The Prime Minister travelled from Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to Dharoi Dam via the plane.

His return journey would also be by the same sea-plane.

Nitin Gadkari,Union Minister called this a historic day, "Today is a historic day as PM traveled in a seaplane. It will be a big revolution in the transport sector as India has huge potential. As per rules and regulations, PM can use any transport facility, it has nothing to do with Gujarat Election. If Rahul Gandhi wants he can also use it, no politics in it."

Prime Minister Modi in a rally on Monday had said, "Tomorrow for the first time in the history of the country a sea-plane will land on the Sabarmati River. I will go to Ambaji in the sea-plane after landing in Dharoi dam and come back."

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had said that this is for the first time in the history of the country that a sea-plane will land on a water body. 

News24Bureau

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