Modi, Shinzo Abe Pay Tributes To Mahatma Gandhi At Sabarmati Ashram

  • Modi to leave for Ahmedabad circuit house before they met again for Sidi Saiyyed jali visit.
  • Cultural performances being held as PM Modi & Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s road show to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedaba.
  • Abe and Modi reach Sabarmati Ashram, to take tour of Hridaykunj.
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is wearing a ‘Modi kurta’. First lady dressed in salwar-kameez.
  • Abe and Modi begin roadshow.
  • Abe to hold a roadshow with PM Modi to Sabarmati Ashram. The event has been named India Roadshow.
  • Japanese PM Shinzo Abe accorded ceremonial reception on his arrival at Ahmedabad airport.

Ahmedabad: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe arrives in Ahmedabad, PM Modi receives him at airport. The Japanese PM will be accorded a grand welcome in Ahmedabad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Ahmedabad to receive Abe. The two leaders would then take a tour of Ahmedabad during an 8-km-long roadshow.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Ahmedabad to receive Japanese PM Shinzo Abe.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will arrive in Ahmedabad on Wednesday afternoon for a two-day visit to attend the annual summit between the two countries.
The visit will be Abe’s fourth such meeting and 10th encounter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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The Japanese PM, who is expected to land at 3.30pm, will be taken from the airport on a roadshow. The 8-km route has been decked up with more than 25 stages where artistes from different states wearing traditional attire will perform.

Modi will host Abe and his wife for dinner at a terrace restaurant, Agashiye, at the heritage hotel House of Mangaldas and Girdhardas after taking them around the 16th century Sidi Saiyyed mosque across the road.

A varied Gujarati vegetarian platter cooked to spicy perfection and served in shiny copperware awaits the premier and first lady of Japan, a country known for its sushi and teriyaki.

The spread includes more than 30 items. Melt-in-the-mouth khaman dhoklas, raspatra and gota fritters, mushy rice khichdi, saucy kadhi, a bitter gourd and onion sabji called bharela karela-dungri, and flatbreads such as bhakri, rotla and roti, besides the deep-fried puri.