Feb 06, 2013, 01.37 PM | Source: PTI



Modi also flagged the issue of building a sluice gate Modi also flagged the issue of building a sluice gate on the Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada river. He requested the Prime Minister that clearance should be given to the long- pending project as early as possible. The Gujarat Chief Minister, who had called on President Pranab Mukherjee last month, demanded that the Prime Minister should look into the demand for completion of the canal network on Narmada river to provide water to farmers. "As per the Government of India norms Gujarat should get this. I requested him that Gujarat should get the same benefits that other states get," he said. Modi maintained that several other issues were also discussed. "The Prime Minister has assured me that he will himself look into these issues and will take decisions for the welfare of the people," he said. PTI RC SC


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