Amaravati: Amid fanfare, Prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of Andhra Pradesh's new capital Amaravati at Uddandarayunipalem village in Guntur district.
Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu, Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Nirmala Sitaraman, AP and Telangana Governor E S L Narasimhan and Chief Ministers of AP and Telangana N Chandrababu Naidu and K Chandrasekhar Rao, respectively, were among those present on the occasion of 'shila nyas' in the village, about 40 kms from Vijayawada, the commercial hub of the state, as per PTI.
PM Modi also met AP CM's family.
Watch the video below where the PM affectionately placed his glasses on Naidu's grandson's face. (Courtesy – ANI).
PM Modi meets AP CM Chandrababu Naidu's family in Amravati, AP. pic.twitter.com/1UAlxh1bxk
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