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Modi meets PM, wants national status for Sardar Sarovar

June 12, 2009 15:57 IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with a demand to declare the Sardar Sarovar Project a national one.

Modi also held deliberations with Dr Singh on the attacks on Indian students in Australia.

He later met Australian High Commissioner John McCarthy.

Modi, who had a 30-minute meeting with the prime minister at the latter's official residence, discussed several issues related to the state, officials said.

The chief minister apprised Singh that Gujarat had made rapid strides in the field of agriculture and has emerged as the top state in the country.
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