Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Kochi Metro today. Mr Modi took a ride in the Metro from Palarivattom station from to Pathadippalam station. Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and E Sreedharan popularly known as Metro man also travelled with Mr Modi.
The inaugural ceremony was held at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium premises.
The Prime Minister will later inaugurate the P.N. Panicker Memorial Reading Month celebrations at St. Theresa’s college. Before leaving Kochi, Mr Modi will also hold a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Mr Pinarayi Vijayan and others at the Airport.