Modi arrived to a grand welcome in Mumbai on Friday. He was in the city to address a joint rally with BJP-NDA and Shiv Sena leaders at the MMRDA grounds in BKC.
In photo: PM Narendra Modi greets the crowd at BKC
Before landing in Mumbai, Modi took to Twitter and shared a stunning photo captured from his flight, Modi said, "Reached Mumbai. About to address a rally in this vibrant city. Here’s a photo of the spectacular sky while on the way to Mumbai."
Several people thronged the MMRDA grounds in BKC to the PM address them.
In photo: BJP supporters wait for Modi's arrival.
In photo: Modi, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and RPI leader Ramdas Athawale greet the crowd.
While addressing the crowd, Narendra Modi said the Congress government did not do justice with the victims' families of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Modi also accused the Congress government of failing to act after the attacks took place.
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis greeted Modi, as he made his way towards the podium to address the crowd, while Uddhav Thackeray and Ramdas Athawale looked on.
In picture: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray share a hearty laugh during the event.
In his speech, Modi described Mumbai as a 'city of opportunities'. Showering praises on Thackeray, Modi referred to him as his 'younger brother'.
In photo: Thackeray greets Modi and invites him to the podium to address the crowd.
In photo: Modi and Thackeray share a candid conversation as Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and RPI leader Ramdas Athawale watch in anticipation.
In photo: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray walks towards the podium to address the crowd after greeting PM Modi.
While addressing the crowd, Modi also lauded Fadnavis and said he has provided a stable government in the state. He said the Fadnavis government focused on the growth of the city, unlike the previous governments.
In photo: People look on as Modi addresses them at the joint rally.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray addressed a rally in Mumbai, ahead of the Assembly elections on October 21. Thousands of supporters thronged the MMRDA grounds in BKC to witness the BJP-NDA leaders address the rally.
(Photos: Ashish Rane)
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