Modi asks people of Gujarat to pledge for betterment of poor

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked people to devote themselves for betterment of the underprivileged and the less fortunate at a time when the State is celebrating 50th year of its foundation.

Updated: Nov 07, 2010, 15:54 PM IST

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked people to devote themselves for betterment of the underprivileged and the less fortunate at a time when the
State is celebrating 50th year of its foundation.

Greeting the people of the state on the occasion of Gujarati New Year Samvat 2067, he said, "May this new year bring prosperity and peace to all."

"This year is special as we are celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Gujarat`s foundation. This year we need to pledge for betterment of our families, the state and those who are
underprivileged," Modi said after offering prayer at the Bhadrakali Temple in Laldarwaja area here.

The chief minister also met Governor Kamla and greeted her on the occasion of Gujarati New Year.

Modi interacted with people from different walks of life at the community hall in the Ministers` enclave in Gandhinagar.

PTI