Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and dedicated to the nation the redeveloped Rani Kamlapati Railway Station in Bhopal on Monday.
The Prime Minister is in Bhopal on the occasion of ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas‘, celebrated on the birth anniversary of the tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda.
Governor Mangubhai Patel, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan were also present during the inauguration of the Rani Kamalapati Railway station.
Rani Kamlapati Railway Station is the first world-class model station in the country and has all the facilities that are available at international airports. It has been developed under a public-private partnership and built by a private company.
Speaking on the occasion, PM Modi said that the importance of the station has increased after linking its name with Rani Kamlapati.
“Not only has this historic railway station been redeveloped, but with the linking of the name of Rani Kamlapati of Ginnorgarh to this station, its importance has also increased. Railway’s pride is now linked to the pride of Gondwana,” PM Modi said .
“The facilities which were earlier available only at the airport are now available at the railway station. The first air- concourse of Indian Railways has been built in Bhopal,” PM Modi said, adding that Indian Railways is an example of how the country is moving forward.