Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his maiden visit to Ladakh “land of high passes”- Leh and Kargil on 12th Aug 2014 during which he will be meeting Army and IAF personnel. Besides,  lay the foundation stone  Nation two hydro-power projects in The Ladakh. And also also lay foundation stone for the first power transmission line from Srinagar to Leh .

PM MODI IN LEH LADAKH

09:15 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Leh airport.

PM Narendra Modi airport LEH LADAKH 09:45 am:Modi was received at the Leh airport by Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, Chief of Indian Army General Dalbir Singh Suhag and senior civil, police and military officials and MP Thubstan Chewang.
10:02 am Mr Modi wore the traditional Ladakhi dress, 'goncha'
10:14am: Modi arrives at the rally venue POLO GROUND LEH. J &K CM Omar Abdulah and union power minister Piyush Goyal is also present on the dais.

PM Narendra Modi in Local Dress of Ladakh GONCHA 10:16 am Mr. Thubstan Chewang gift tradional cap  
10: 30 am: Omar begins his speech
10:40 am: Modi begins his speech
10: 46 am:  Leh can grow through 3 Ps – Prakash, paryawaran and paryatan. This is my model for Leh.
10:48 am: We have put Leh at the focus of our solar energy initiatives
10:50.am It was Atal Behari’s Vajpayee dream to connect grids for electricity generation.
10: 53 am: tourism is another sector where you can grow. People do not want to leave Ladakh and Leh once they come here.
10:57 am: We need to bring a saffron revolution and that is giving impetus to Kesar. Special attention should be placed to farmers
10: 59 am: The government will pay 8000 crore for you so that Jammu and Kashmir can have good roads. This is our endeavor that we will fulfill.

11:01 am: Corruption is troubling us. People are angry. I assure that we will fight corruption and work with all those against corruption
11:04 am: we want to boost tourism sector as vendors, shopkeepers and all other people benefit from it.
11: 07 am: Modi ends his speech with chants of Vande Mataram

 

 

 

11:00 am: Modi: I am emotionally attached to this place. I have spent a lot of time here and have been loved. I feel like coming here again and again. When I talk about rail connectivity and electricity, I empathize with the problems that you face