Modi inaugurates Vaishno Devi Hospital in Katra

| Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 15:59
First Published |

Jammu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital in Katra in Jammu and Kashmir. Modi is on a day-long visit to the state and is scheduled to hold a public meeting in Kakryal later in the day.

The Prime Minister arrived at Jammu airport on a special plane in J&K for a day's visit.  He was received by State Governor NN Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, senior ministers and other government officials at the airport.

Governor Vohra has directed the Chief Secretary and other senior officers to ensure that all necessary arrangements were made for Modi's visit.

Meanwhile, helicopter services carrying pilgrims from Katra town to the Trikuta Hills, where the cave shrine is located, has been suspended as a security measure.

Modi even addressed the students at the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University.

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