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Festive mood in Deoghar as over 1 lakh diyas lit on eve of PM Modi's visit to city

PM Modi in Deoghar: In order to welcome PM Modi, people in Deoghar lighted diyas (earthen lamps) on eve of PM Modi's arrival to the city on July 12.

Shashwat Bhandari Written By: Shashwat Bhandari New Delhi Updated on: July 12, 2022 6:39 IST
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Image Source : INDIA TV More than 1 lakh diyas (earthen lamps) have been lighted in Deoghar.

Highlights

  • People are in festive mood in Deoghar ahead of PM Modi's visit to the city
  • Over a lakh diyas were lighted in Deoghar on the eve of Prime Minister's visit
  • PM Modi will visit to Deoghar, Jharkhand and Patna in Bihar to inaugurate various projects

PM Modi in Deoghar: People in Jharkhand's Deoghar are in festive mood a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the state where he will inaugurate, lay foundation stones for various developmental projects. One of the highlights of Tuesday's event is going to be the inauguration of Deoghar's Airport.

In order to welcome PM Modi, people in Deoghar lighted diyas (earthen lamps) on eve of PM Modi's arrival to the city on July 12.

Reportedly, more than 1 lakh diyas have been lighted in Deoghar with festivities observed as people await the arrival of PM Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the newly built Deoghar International Airport on July 12.

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Image Source : INDIA TVThousands of diyas have been lighted in Deoghar ahead of PM Modi's visit.

The Deoghar airport is ready to become operational as two flight run trials have been successful, they said.

When operational, the airport will be the second of international standards in Jharkhand after the Birsa Munda international airport in Ranchi.

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Image Source : INDIA TVFestive scenes in Deoghar ahead of PM Modi's visit.

Civil aviation secretary Rajiv Bansal, Airport Authority of India chairman Sanjeev Kumar, Jharkhand chief secretary Sukhdev Singh, state director general of police Neeraj Sinha and other top officers took stock of the completed and ongoing works in the airport premises during the day.

They also inspected the terminal building, ATC tower, fire station, power station, approach road, the runway of Deoghar airport besides other facilities, an official release said.

The airport has come up on 657 acres at a cost of Rs 401 crore with a 2500m long runway that can handle landing and takeoff of Airbus planes (A320).

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Image Source : INDIA TVPeople in Deoghar light diyas ahead of PM Modi's visit.

It has a 5,130 square feet terminal building with six check-in counters that can handle 200 passengers at a time. The airport's design is eco-friendly and it is equipped with state-of-the-art passenger amenities, it said.

The design of the terminal building is inspired by the spire of the famed Baba Baidyanath temple in the state.

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Image Source : INDIA TVFestive mood in Deoghar, Jharkhand as people light thousands of diyas on eve of PM Modi's arrival to the city.

Local tribal art, handicrafts and photographs of local tourist spots are displayed inside the airport which reflect the culture of the region, the release added.

(With inputs from PTI)

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