Vastavam web: The Vadnagar railway station in Gujarat where Prime Minister Narendra Modi used to sell tea during his childhood, is to get a facelift worth Rs 8 crore, Union minister Manoj Sinha said today. “(A sum of) Rs 8 crore has been sanctioned for the development of Vadnagar railway station in Mehsana district,” the minister of state for railways told reporters.
Sinha was in Sachana village today to inaugurate the Inland Container Depot (ICD), built by the Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Seva) Ltd. Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Modi had often mentioned that he used to sell tea during his childhood at the Vadnagar railway station along with his father. Vadnagar town is also the birthplace of Modi.