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PM Modi in Karnataka, laid foundation stone for IIT in Dharwad

Newsroom Post-English 2019-02-10 20:06:01

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Dharwad, Karnataka. He laid the foundation stone for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in Dharwad and witnessed the e-griha pravesh of as many as 2350 houses constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (U).

Modi, who is on a whirlwind tour of three southern states has so far addressed public meetings in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh along with inaugurating several development projects.

Modi said, “I would like to pay my tribute to the seer of Siddaganga Mutt, Shivakumara Swami ji who devoted his entire life to the oppressed and marginalised.”

The PM added, “For the first time in history taxable income of Rs 5 Lakh per annum has been kept out of the purview of taxation. This will also benefit our young friends in Hubli-Dharwad as most of the youth fall in this income group.”

#WATCH Karnataka:PM Modi says in Hubli”Jinki kamai ke baare mein baat karne se log darte they aaj court mein agencies ke sawal ke saamne hajiri laga rhe hain desh videsh mein benaami sampatiyon ka hisab de rahe” hain…jisne bhi dalali khai hai,ek ek karke uski baari aa rahi hai” pic.twitter.com/BpjfXub1nK

— ANI (@ANI) February 10, 2019