Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took the ride of the newly constructed phase of Kochi metro and dedicated the first phase of Kochi Metro to the country.
Soon after his arrival at the Naval airport from New Delhi, Modi drove to the Palarivattom station and took a ride from Palarivattom to Pathadippalam.
Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu and ‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan were among those who accompanied the Prime Minister in the train.
During the journey, Modi waved at the crowd as Sreedharan and Kochi Metro Rail Ltd Managing Director Elias George interacted with him. Union urban development secretary Rajiv Gouba, Kerala chief secretary Nalini Netto and BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan also travelled with the prime minister.