At the MMRDA ground at Bandra Kurla Complex, the prime minister will address the public. Additionally, he will lay the foundation stone for numerous other projects as well as inaugurate nearly Rs 38,800 crore worth of projects in the city.
At the MMRDA ground at Bandra Kurla Complex, the premier was given a traditional Maharashtrian turban, a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji, and a model of the Metro (BKC).
The Prime Minister’s visit has drawn criticism from Maharashtra’s opposition and other political leaders. The BJP and Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena view the visit as an opportunity to showcase their alliance’s strength and present a united front.
Arvind Sawant, Member of Parliament and leader of the Shiv Sena (UBT), claimed that the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Mumbai was planned as publicity for the upcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections.
PM @narendramodi landed in Mumbai a short while ago. pic.twitter.com/W5Lnq6xuCb— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January 19, 2023
In its mouthpiece “Saamana,” the Shiv Sena (UBT) made fun of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip, claiming that it was just another “campaign for his party” and not for the good of the nation.
In a statement released on Wednesday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed that the Maharashtra government, which is led by Eknath Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis, invited the Prime Minister to Mumbai in order to cover up its failure and cast doubt in the eyes of the general public.
The BJP and Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena view the visit as an opportunity to showcase their alliance’s strength and present a united front.